by petersenadmin | September 18, 2019 10:56 am
Jane Cecelia Restrepo passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and
Savior Jesus Christ on September 17, 2019, at 102 years of age, in Newton, Kansas, after a short illness and a very active life. Jane was born on July 28, 1917, in Belgrade, Minnesota, on a farm to John and Anna Petersen Hendrickson, the oldest of 3 children. She was a 4th generation Norwegian-Swedish Minnesotan. Jane was a small town one room schoolteacher, a missionary teacher in Colombia, South America, where she met her husband, Focion Restrepo in 1949, and return with him to marry and raise a family in Minneapolis. Jane professed Jesus as her Lord and Savior as a young girl, and was His devoted servant all of her days. She relocated to Newton, Kansas in 1995, to be near family. She worked part-time for the ministry of Source of Light from 1997 until her death. She kept an active contact with friends and famly in many part of the country and South America. She was fluent in the Spanish language. Jane was preceded in death by her parent, her husband, and a brother Lewis Hendrickson of Arizona. She is survived by her son, John Restrepo (Paula) of Dallas, Texas, daughter Sylvia Molgren (Don) of Newton, grandsons Zach Molgren, Josh Molgren, Nathaniel Molgren (Nichi), Andrew Molgren (Brianna) and Nels Molgren Elizabeth), a granddaughter Victoria Restrepo, a nd six great grandchildren, a brother John Hendrickson (Doris) Reno, Nevada, and many loving nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held Thursday evening September 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1600 South Anderson Road, Newton, and a Celebration of Life will be held at Grace Community Church in Newton on Friday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow. Burial will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 27. “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Galatians 6:14a
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