Jennifer Sena Cadmus Keating was born on March 19, 1978, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was joined a year later by her sister Melissa.
Jennifer attended schools in St Louis Park, Minnesota, and later attended college, graduating with a degree in anthropology from the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Artistic abilities encouraged Jennifer to create beautiful pieces of jewelry and needle crafts. She was a good seamstress and sewed many of her own clothes, as well as items for friends. Her calligraphy-designed cards were treasured by her family. She was a brilliant mind, who was always seeking the truth.
Jennifer passed away of heart failure in Spencer, Iowa, on May 8, 2020.
Surrounding her in love are her mother Carol Dyhrkopp Cadmus, her sister Melissa Cadmus, and her niece Lillian Cadmus. She will be missed by her aunts and uncles: H and Joanne Dyhrkopp Schar and their family -- William and Sheena Schar and Paul Monson and Sarah Schar and their son Ansel; John and Donna Dyhrkopp Clarke and their son Sean; Dee Bethke and her children Brad, Danielle, and Michael Bethke; Dan and Ellie Cadmus and their children David and Stephanie Cadmus, other relatives, and friends.