Jennifer ‘Jenn’ Lorraine Salleng: Feb. 6, 1954 – March 23, 2021

Jennifer Salleng passed peacefully on March 23, 2021, into the heavenly arms of her loving parents, William “Bill” Salleng and Peggy Abbott, grandparents, Roy, Grace, Kathryn and Lyle on a sunny spring day in Springfield.

She had never fully recovered from falling and breaking her neck in late 2020.

A mid-century born native Oregonian, she was an adventurous free-spirited soul traveling the West and Midwest as a young adult settling in the Eugene-Springfield area over 30 years ago to raise her daughter and be near family.

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