Jennie Ventura

Jennie J. Ventura (Lori)

Saturday, April 9th, 1921 - Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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Jennie Ventura, 98, died at her Kenosha home on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. Born in Kenosha on April 9, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Sabatino Lori and Maria (Pascucci) Lori. On February 22, 1941, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, she married Nello Ventura, and together they founded Ventura’s Jewelers.

A devout Catholic, Jennie was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was a member of the Italian American Ladies Auxiliary.

Surviving are her children, Joseph Ventura of Kenosha and Dr. Lori Ventura of Miami, FL; her four grandchildren, Gene Ventura, Anita Ventura Wietrzny, Flori Carl Ventura, and Ariana Ventura Sweet; and five great-grandchildren, Kalie Ventura, Julia Ventura, Amanda Wietrzny, Sam Wietrzny, and Saylor Ventura.

Jennie was preceded in death by husband, Nello Ventura (August 25, 2003); two sons, William “Bill” Ventura (July 16, 1993) and Flori “Floyd” Ventura (February 16, 2014); and two brothers, Joseph Lori and Elmer R. Lori.

All who knew Jennie were touched by her blessedness.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 29th, at Proko Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 30th, starting with a prayer service at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. George Cemetery.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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  • Visitation

    Monday, April 29th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, April 29th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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  • Service

    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 11:00am
    Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church
    2224-45th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53140
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    Father Domenic Roscioli
  • Interment

    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 |
    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
    St. George Cemetery
    2909 Sheridan Road
    KENOSHA, WI 53140
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A. Guerra

Posted at 09:29am
Lori lamento mucho tu pérdida. Que las palabras de nuestro amoroso Padre celestial les traiga consuelo y fortaleza durante este tiempo tan difícil. Nuestro creador promete regresar a nuestros seres queridos a la vida en un mundo perfecto donde no habrá más sufrimiento o muerte (Juan 5:28-29 & Apocalipsis 21:4)

Guglielmo Ianni Family

Posted at 02:39pm
Sending our thoughts and prayers for your family. Guglielmo, Michelle and Gabriela Ianni
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Steve Fredriksson

Posted at 10:12am
Jennie Ventura was one of the kindest and most gentle souls I ever had the privilege to meet. Well done, good and faithful servant of God! Rest in Peace...

Sheila M. Robinson

Posted at 09:02pm
May God continue to comfort and guide you during this difficult time; and may the "peace of God that surpasses all understanding guard your heart and your mental powers". Philippians 4:7.

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