OTTUMWA – Jennifer Renée Brannen, 45, of Ottumwa died at 4:31 p.m. June 17, 2017 at her home.
She was born May 24, 1972 in Marshalltown to Timothy and Janice Norman Blue. She married Jeffrey Alan Brannen on May 29, 1999.
A graduate of State Center High School, she earned her Associates in Applied Arts Degree in 1994 from DMACC. She worked as a Dental Hygienist in Ankeny, Des Moines and Iowa City.
A resident of Ottumwa the past 7 years, she enjoyed working as a Les Mills Fitness Instructor. She was a member of Linked by Pink in Erie, PA since her diagnosis 10 years ago. She was a devoted mother and wife.
Surviving is her husband, Dr. Jeff Brannen; three children, Parker, Paige and Payton Brannen; her mother, Janice Sauter of State Center; her father, Tim (Diane) Blue of Marshalltown; a brother, Justin Eric (Emily) Blue of Dubuque; and several nieces and nephews.
Her body has been cremated.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.
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