Jahnke, Darren Age 47 of Elko-New Market, returned to his heavenly home on February 10, 2019, after a courageous battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Preceded in death by his mother, Shirley. Darren leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Teri; daughter, Livia, and son, Evan; father, Roland Jahnke; sister, Lisa (Paul) Hartinger; brothers, Dwayne (Kelly) Jahnke and Troy (Trisha) Jahnke; mother and father-in-law, Richard and Paulette Nelson; sisters and brothers- in-law, Tammy and Dave Peterson, and Jennifer and Brian Rechtzigel; 20 nieces and nephews; also by other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held 2 PM Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 10858 210th St. W., Lakeville, MN. Visitation 5-8 PM Friday at White Funeral Home, 20134 Kenwood Tr., Lakeville (952-469-2723), and also one hour prior to service at church. Interment, Guardian Angels Cemetery, Woodbury, MN. Condolences: whitefuneralhomes.com

Published on February 12, 2019

Guest Book

Star Tribune reviews all guest book entries to ensure appropriate content.

Our staff does not correct grammar or spelling. FAQ