Kenna Marie Lenker, 35, of Sandpoint, Idaho, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2019, at her home from a sudden illness.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2019, at Coffelt Funeral Chapel. Pastors Chad Wilks, Koby Padilla and Jerry Kester will be officiating.
She was born March 8, 1984 in Twin Falls, Idaho, the daughter of Jan and Lewis Lenker. She attended Twin Falls School and graduated from Twin Falls High School in 2002. Following Her Graduation she attended Northwest Nazarene University and later Southern Naza-rene Univer-sity. Kenna lived in Okla-homa City, Okla., for several years before returning to Idaho. In 2013, she moved to Sandpoint, where she has since resided.
She worked in various capacities during her lifetime. She was a heath care provider for disabled adults, in the auto insurance business, and most recently in auto body repair shops as a receptionist/ customer care representative. Whatever she worked her attention to detail and industriousness was appreciated by her employer. Perhaps her greatest asset was her genuine friendliness and kindness.
Kenna loved all animals, especially her beloved dogs, Dallas, who was with her when she died, Molly and Buddy who had died previously.
The family suggests memorials to Panhandle Animal Shelter at 870 Kootenai Cutoff Road, Ponderay, ID 83852.
She is survived by her parents, Jan and Lewis Lenker of Gig Harbor, Wash.; four brothers, Shawn (Michele) and Lance (Stephanie) both of Roseville, Calif.,, Korby of Nashville, Tenn., and Keegan (Jayme) of Gig Harbor; and by two nieces, Jordyn and Kaizlee; and two nephews, Peyton and Joncee; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Family and friends are invited to sign Kenna’s online guestbook at coffeltfuneral.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Coffelt Funeral Service.