A Celebration of Life for Jodi Berens, 54, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Walker Funeral Home with Chaplain Donny Edwards officiating.
After battling cancer, Jodi Berens, died April 10, 2019.
Jodi Christine (Elkins) Berens was born on Oct. 12, 1964, in Whitefish, Montana, to Edwin and Evelyn Elkins. She grew up in a large, loving family with two sisters and three brothers. Jodi grew up in a few different places, but most of her childhood years were spent in Clearmont, Wyoming.
Jodi married Doug Berens on Aug. 12, 2016, and the couple made their home in Gillette, Wyoming, where she worked for the U.S. Post Office. She and Doug raised their dogs together, which was such a joy in her life.
Jodi loved spending time in the outdoors. She enjoyed camping, four-wheeling, and hunting. She also enjoyed working as a camp cook for outfitters.
Family always brought Jodi such happiness, especially her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed spending time with them and spoiling them whenever she got the chance. She was truly a caring lady, whether it was her family, her dogs, or even her many plants.
Jodi is survived by her husband, Doug, as well as her sisters, Debe “Doll” Knudsen and Susan (Ron) Naramore; her brothers, Ed “JR” Elkins and Steve (Brandi) Elkins; her father, Edwin Elkins; mother-in-law, Marilyn Berens; sister-in-law, Stephanie Berens; brother-in-law, Bill Berens; a stepson, Cody; a stepdaughter, Toni; one step grandson and five step granddaughters; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn Elkins; her brother, Doug Knudsen; and a sister who died in infancy. Memorials and condolences may be sent to the family in Jodi’s name in care of Walker Funeral Home, 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.walkerfuneralgillette.com