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Obituary: David "Woody" Jenkins

Dec 10, 2014 08:36AM, Published by Jim, Categories: Obituary

David "Woody" Jenkins, age 51 of Randolph, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 8, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison.

David was born on September 10, 1963 in Beaver Dam to Renee Selk.  He graduated from Beaver Dam High School and later worked as a land surveyor for Gene Uttech and later MSA in Beaver Dam.  Woody enjoyed woodworking, making bird feeders as well as furniture.  He loved being on the land, whether it was helping the Arbor Day Foundation plant trees or helping the Randolph, Cambria - Friesland FFA.  Woody was always available to lend a helping hand to others.

Woody is survived by his mother, Renee Franke of Beaver Dam; sisters, Anne (Daniel) Pearson of Beaver Dam, Amy (David) Breckheimer of Sherwood, WI, Jaime Franke of Portland, OR; nieces and nephews, Craig (Seval), Brianne (Aaron), Kayla, Stephanie, Troy, Briar (Michelle), Jaryd, Christopher (Nicole LaFleur); great-nieces and nephews, Angelina, Anson, Avelynn and Benjamin.  He is further survived by his dog Heidi along with very special friends from Washington, Jackie and Angela along with other relatives and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Norm Jenkins; step-father, Alan Franke; special uncle Eugene Jenkins along with other relatives.

A Memorial Service for Woody will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam with Hillside Hospice Chaplain Dennis Richards officiating. A Memorial Gathering will be held prior to the service at Cornerstone, beginning at 10:00 a.m on Friday.

The family would like to thank Little Mike, Danny, Fuster, Keith, Scottie, Jim, Craigie, Bob, Sam & Darrell along with anyone else who was always there for Woody.

"Woody, you don't have any idea how much I am going to miss you." Love Amy

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at 


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