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Carrie M. Jestness -- Pleasant Grove

January 4, 2019

Carrie Jestness, 57, of Pleasant Grove, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in her home, surrounded by her family.

Carrie was born March 6, 1961, in Rochester, to John and Eileen Bush.

She graduated from Mabel-Canton High School in 1979. In 1982, she married Stacey Richardson of Canton. They divorced in 1989. In 1991, she married Jayme Jestness of Rochester. They resided in Rochester for a few years before moving to Pleasant Grove. Carrie worked at Mayo Clinic as a medical secretary for more than 20 years, a role that she was very proud of.

Carrie had many interests, including camping, traveling, crafting and visiting wineries, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. Having her grandkids around her brought her so much joy and comfort.

Survivors include her parents; husband, Jayme; two brothers, David (Pamela) Bush and Tom Bush; three children, Travis (Terra) Richardson of Chester, Ashley Wood of Burnsville, and Chase Jestness of Mankato; six grandkids, Bryanna, Tyler, Ricky, Gabe, Freya and Aalea; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents and father-in-law.

The memorial service for Carrie M. Jestness will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the Macken Funeral Home River Park Chapel in Rochester, with the Rev. Brenda Ziebell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in the River Park Chapel.

Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.