She was born in Janesville on June 2, 1944; the daughter of Harold and Elfie (Baker) Jensen. Peg graduated from Craig High School in 1962, and worked at her parents’ restaurant, the “Jensen Café,” in her youth. She also worked as the student employment supervisor in the UW-Whitewater library for about 30 years. Peg married her husband, Ken Conner, on September 1, 2007, and together they enjoyed traveling and volunteering their time at the Rotary Gardens in Janesville. Peg was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband, Ken Conner; son, Ryan (Sara Gerend) Murray of Wheaton, IL; grandson, Jack Ryan Murray; and nieces, nephews, and friends.
Peg is predeceased by her parents; and brother, Fred Jensen.
Peg’s family would like to express their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the staff members of Huntington Place and Agrace Hospice for all of their loving kindness.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. Burial will follow to Oakhill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM on Wednesday, April 18 at the funeral home and will continue at 10:00 AM until time of service on Thursday.
Memorial donations can be given to the Rotary Gardens of Janesville or the Humane Society of Wisconsin.
For online obituary and registry, please visit www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com