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Tabitha “Jennifer” McKenzie

August 12, 1978 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 45) 45 Years Old

Tabitha “Jennifer” McKenzie Obituary

Tabitha “Jennifer” McKenzie, 45, of La Salle, passed away unexpectedly at home on October 16, 2023 after years of ill health.

A Celebration of Life will be 5-6:00 PM Monday at the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle.

Tabitha was born in Peru on August 12, 1978 to James Roy and Michelle (Schwartz) Mennem.  She was a homemaker.  She loved cats, enjoyed crafting, cooking, listening to music and dancing.

Tabitha is survived by her mother Michelle Schwartz of Spring Valley; her daughter Serena McKenzie of Spring Valley; significant other Jason Kmetz of La Salle; two brothers, Dan Mennem of Oglesby and Jason Schwartz of Peru; one aunt Jacki Valdez of Ottawa.

She was preceded in death by her father, grandparents and a uncle.










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Celebration of Life start/end
October 23, 2023

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle
650 Fifth St.
La Salle, IL 61301


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