At her request, there will be no formal services for Jeanne Venning, 84, who died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in Fairfield, Calif.
Born in Modesto, Calif., on Nov. 3, 1927, to George and Luella Rhinehart, she grew up in Junction City where she lived in a gold dredging company camp and attended a one-room school. She attended high school in San Francisco before moving to Fairfield where she met and married Charles Venning. She worked for many years with the Fairfield School District, and in later years with the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Diane Venning of Fairfield; Michael and Kasey Venning of Yountville; and a daughter, Deborah Phipps of Santa Cruz; and 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
A remembrance will be held in Fairfield on June 9, 2012. For more information call her son Ray at 530-604-1480.