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Jane C. Restrepo

September 17, 2019

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

Petersen Family Funeral Home Newton, Kansas

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5 thoughts on “Jane C. Restrepo

  1. Don Molgren our thoughts and prayers are with you, your wife and your family at the passing of her mother. She sounds like a warm compassionate person. We hope your grief will be eased by the many wonderful memories of her. Bryce and Kathy Woelk

  2. Thank you for your love and friendship! I’m so happy that you are with Jesus and sad to not be able to talk about life with you!

  3. Out deepest sympathy to all of you (Family and friends). of Jane. We have many memories of visiting and staying with Jane on our trips through the years. Her faith and service to other was always her focus in life.

  4. Our deepest sympathy to Jane’s family and friends. We stopped many times on our trips out west and south to visit and enjoy her hospitality and Christian. fellowship. She loved and served her Lord and now rests from her labors.

  5. We have such good memories visiting with Jane (even overnight stays and enjoying her hospitality). She truly loved and served her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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