Jennie Lee Grace (Lorenz – Zordel) Clews, 86, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Trego County- Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care, WaKeeney.

She was born Dec. 22, 1933, near WaKeeney to Adam and Helen (Schneider) Lorenz.

She married Robert G. Zordel on July 29, 1955. She later married Earl D. Clews on April 12, 1986.

She was a housewife.

Survivors include her husband; five children, Peggy Carter and Kelly Bliss, both of Graham, Texas, Terrance A. Zordel, Smiths, Ala., Daniel L. Zordel, Hays, and Timothy L. Zordel, Silver Lake; a son-in-law, Matthew Venechuk, Surprise, Ariz.; three step-children, Mark Clews, WaKeeney, Janette Clews, Wichita, and Tracey Post, Kansas City, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Venechuk.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Humane Society of the High Plains, Hays, or Hospice Services Inc of Northwest Kansas, Phillipsburg, in care of the funeral home.

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