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Jenna Van Buren Feb. 3, 1990 - Aug. 26, 2009

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WILLMAR -- Jenna Lynn Van Buren, 19, of Willmar, died Wednesday at Hennepin County Medical Center from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

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The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Covenant Church in Willmar. Burial will be at Cloverleaf Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and for one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

She was born Feb. 3, 1990, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Scott and Deb (Faber) Van Buren. The family moved to the Willmar area, and she graduated from Willmar Senior High in 2008. She was a sophomore at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D.

She was a member of First Covenant Church in Willmar where she was active with the Student Leadership Team, went on the Mexico Mission Trip and served two years with the Ecuador Missions. At Willmar High School, she was a member of the National Honor Society and the swimming and diving team. She served with the YMCA Youth and Government and was a member of the Youth For Christ On Call group.

She is survived by her parents of Willmar; sister: Melissa Van Buren of Minneapolis; and grandparents: Albert and Marilyn Van Buren of Willmar and Marilyn Faber Shafer and Lorin Shafer of Boyden, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather: Marv Faber.

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