Jennifer Hovancik

Jennifer Hovancik

1974 - 2020

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Obituary of Jennifer Hovancik

Jennifer L. Hovancik, age 46 of Iowa City died Saturday, October 10, 2020, at her home. A public visitation will be held from 5 to 7pm on Tuesday, October 20th. at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in her memory. To share a thought, memory or condolence please visit the funeral home website @ Jennifer Lynn Blank was born June 24, 1974, in Panama City, Florida the daughter of Lynn R and Patricia S. (Northrup) Blank. The family resided in West Branch where Jennifer graduated from West Branch High School in 1992. She married James A. Hovancik on March 17, 1997. Jennifer worked in Iowa City area as a CNA for a number of years. Her family includes her mother, Patricia “Trish” Blank; daughters, Katelyn Hovancik (Gage Lake), Madison Hovancik, and Amanda Edmunds (Ryan Borro); grandchildren, Ethan, Grayson, and Caroline; and her two brothers, Nicholas Blank and Bob Blank. She was preceded in death by her father, husband, and brother. To the baker of cookies, kisser of boo-boos, sewer of costumes, official tear-wiper, master hug-giver, Jenny was a wonderful mother, daughter and friend. Jenny was such a genuinely kind and loving person, she was the definition of unconditional. She was incredibly talented and was always working on new DIY projects to brighten up her home. She is greatly missed by her daughters, family, and friends. Rest in peace, Jenny, fly high. “Social distancing standards will be in place along with the expectation of all in attendance will be expected to wear a mask. If you arrive without one will be provided to you by the funeral home. Thank you for supporting Jennifer’s family with your presence and being conscientious in doing so.”


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Gay & Ciha Funeral And Cremation Service
2720 Muscatine Ave.
Iowa City, Iowa, United States