Jennifer Moira Donnelly, 45, of Falcon Heights, died peacefully at home Aug. 29 in the loving care of husband, John Keogh, and mother, Joan.

Jennifer battled cancer for 18 months.

Born March 13, 1970, in Chattanooga, Tenn., she attended high school in Stoughton, Wis., and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1992 from the University of Minnesota. She also earned an MBA in 2006 from the Carlson School of Management. For more 20 years she was a key member of the nationally renowned Minnesota Twins Family Study, where she served as principal psychophysiologist.

Jen loved the outdoors. She enjoyed biking, especially along beautiful trails of Minnesota. She delighted in long walks with her dogs, Bentley and Maxwell, around Como Park. She took many vacations to Florida and Mexico.

Jennifer is survived by her husband; grandmother, Mary Murphy of Woodbury, N.Y.; parents, Jim and Joan Donnelly of Oregon, Wis.; and sisters, Eileen (Brad) of Roseville and Elizabeth (J.J.) of Madison, Wis. She was loved by all and will be missed enormously.

Requiem Mass was celebrated Sept. 3 at Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Minneapolis.

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