A Celebration of Life

This website was created to celebrate the life of Jennifer Lynn Wisniewski, beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

It is our hope that you use this site as a way to honor, and remember, Jen. Please feel free to share stories, memories and pictures.

You’ll find many pages included on this memorial site. The Gallery page shows pictures of Jen with friends and family. (Please upload or send us more pictures to add to the gallery). The Guest Book page displays heart felt messages left by loved ones. The Obituary page displays Jen’s obituary as shown in the Daily Herald. Finally, the Login Instructions page provides directions on how you can register on this site and begin sharing memories and pictures of Jen.

This website was created per the request of Jen’s long time friend, Eric Stanis.

Merry Christmas Eve!

Hey Jen:

Merry Christmas Eve Sis!  I’m sitting here at the salon; all alone, thinking about you. I had a client in this am and I was talking about you and how you did not get to live your life to the fullest. Missing you even more around the holidays. It was busy this am so I couldn’t ask for more for today. At least some people came in to tan! :) A few hours to go and then off to Mom and Dad’s for Xmas Eve. Not the same without you. Looking forward to seeing the family and having a few drinks and laughs. Tomorrow we will spend the morning with the kids, mom, dad, G and Bo before we come to see you. We look forward to it every year and it will never change if I have anything to say about it. Things were a bit tight this year for the holidays with me losing my job this year. Not as much money coming in equates to less gifts for the kids. I know that I used to really spoil them so I hope that they still like everything that they get this year. My special gift to mom, dad and G is really cool. Handmade by a lady that was nice to me. Because I placed such a large order she made me some special personalized items and send them to me. Guess we will see tomorrow. I know that you are always watching over us but please make sure to take extra special care watching over Mom and Dad as Dad is not doing well and Mom gets by everyday but she’s having a rough time too. Watch over me, G, Lexi, Will and the rest of our family to keep us safe during the holiday season and always.

Love and Miss You,

Sheri

Happy Birthday Sis!

Hey Jen:

Happy Birthday to You!  I am so sorry that I am not able to be there today!  This is the first birthday that i’ve missed since you were taken from us. I know that you of all people would understand though. I have written since I opened the salon but I know that you already know what’s been happening. Gina and Mom have been such a HUGE help in getting this place up and running. Only a little more of the remodel left to go!  Then, its on to the marketing and advertising. I’ve tried a few of the smaller things like a website, fb, twitter, instagram and google; anything that I could for the most part get for free. BUT, you get what you pay for. No real leads from these. It takes time, I know. Just thought it would be different. It’s only month 3 and I should be happy that I am at least still breaking even even with all of the things that have gone wrong just since taking over. I was hopeful that I would be bringing in a paycheck by now though. Kind of gets me down. I talked to mom this am and apologized for not being able to make it with them today. I was trying to hold back the tears but I think she knew. I absolutely HATE missing any special moment; especially when it comes to spending time with family and visiting you! Lexi was thinking of you yesterday! She wore your Blackhawks hat to the game last night; her dad took her!  She send me a pic; i’ll paste if for you! Anyhow, guess I should get back to work; dirty beds. I Love You and Miss You EVERYDAY!

Happy Birthday Sis!

XOXOXO,

Sheriunnamed

Another Birthday

Hi Sis:

Another year; Happy Birthday to me without you! Such a sad day but today was a little different. Being able to spend time with mom, dad, G and the kids and not working was amazing. I’m still sad and cried a bit but today was definitely different in a good way. I’ll always miss and love you Jennifer and no day is ever the same since you were taken……

Miss you.

Love you.

xoxoxo,

Sheri

Love You!

Sis:

thinking of u today; love u and miss u so much!

sheri

6 Years Ago

Jenny:

Six yrs ago today you were taken from us. Still feels like yesterday. I miss you so much. I truly wish you were here as I could really use your advice. William made his Communion today; everyone was there. The final reading was Psalms 22; you were watching over! Please know that I never stop thinking of you and you are in my heart each and every day.

Love you always,

Sheri

One Week

Hi Sis:

It’s been one week today since I’ve lost my job. It truly sucks! What I do love is being able to be a mom. I get to take both Lexi and Will to school and pick up, I get to make them dinner everyday, snacks after school and I’ve even been baking…… I am so embarrassed to not be working as that has never been me. I’m looking but out of practice bc it’s been um, forever, since I’ve had to find a job.

Dad has his surgery yesterday. Said he did well throughout the night, thank you for watching over him and mom. I was so scared yesterday. Now, it’s getting him stable again and on to the next journey of getting him healthy. Not sure what is in store, will know more next week. I don’t believe it’s him time to let go yet. I have just gotten to a place where we spent time together and Lexi too. She practically spent the entire summer with him last year! He talks about you, you know. Every time he’s around cars or a car show he is thinking about how you would be there if you were here. I miss and love you a,to. Please keep watching over us and PLEASE help me find a job soon that I will truly LOVE; not something that is just a safe place.

Love you,
Sheri

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Sis!!! Missing you! Wish you were here!

Love you,
Sheri

Merry Christmas Jennifer!

Hi Sis:

Thinking of you today! Missing your smile and laughter during the holiday. Fun evening with the family this far. On our way home to do gifts with the kids and Lexi’s boyfriend, Cam. She really likes him, please keep watch over her when I’m not around. The kids still talk about you and miss you! I have a special gift to the family in remembrance of you; hope they love it! No holiday will ever be the same without you!

Please keep an eye out for Dad as we are praying that all will turn out okay, but I’m scared.

Merry Christmas Little Sis! Live, Laugh, Love…..

Miss you,
Sheri

Happy Birthday!

Hi Sis:

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday dear Jenny!
Happy Birthday to you!

Love and miss you!
Live, laugh, love.

RIP

SHERI

Really Miss U

Hey Sis:

Having a rough time of it lately; really wish you were here to talk too. If you could only give me a sign to let me know to keep moving forward or just quit. I miss you so much!

Love you,
Sheri