Jennifer Lynn Machula entered mortality on November 21, 1975 and entered eternity on December 28, 2019. Over her lifetime she revealed herself to be a loving, empathetic, and spiritual woman. She was an accomplished vocalist and pianist as she held a Bachelor of Arts cum laude which she used to bless those in her sphere of influence. Jennifer also enriched the world by serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the face of many obstacles and disappointments, such as twice confronting cancer, Jennifer chose to respond with faith and courage. In the end her powerful example shows she came off conqueror, doing so with grace.
Those of her friend circle say she is a joy to be around and loyal, always supporting and encouraging. Those of her family say she is loving, tender and of an understanding heart. Those who casually know her say she has a keen and discerning mind.
Jennifer leaves behind two sons Jordan and Dallas Merdick who adored and relied on her; her former husband and childhood friend Grayson Merdick; her father and step-mother Myron and Dorothy Machula; two siblings Cindi Baltz and Ryan Machula. Finally, she also has many relatives, friends, and associates of both long-standing and newer acquaintance. Her mother Terri Lee Franks Machula preceded her in death.
Memorial services are contemplated for January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 745 North Val Vista, Mesa, AZ 85205.