She was born on September 20, 1967 to Edward and Delilah (Short) Winkler at Dodge City, KS.
On June 24, 1989 she married Todd Vanley in Liberal, KS. He survives.
She was a graduate of Hoisington High School, class of 1986. Jennifer moved to Liberal in 1987 where she worked at ALCO. In 2002 she went to work for USD480 as a Library Aide at Garfield Elementary School. Jennifer was highly active within the schools assisting with the Book Fairs and loved working with the children. She also volunteered every chance she had, attending many school trips! Jennifer enjoyed reading, listening to music, and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberal.
Jennifer is also survived by Two Daughters, Kimberly Vanley of Liberal, KS, Heather Chambers and husband Chris of Follett, TX; Grandson, David Todd Chambers; Mother, Delilah of Hoisington, KS, Two Brothers, Eddie Winkler of Enid, OK, Otto Winkler of Kalispell, MT; Sister, Debbie Winkler of Newton, KS; .
She was preceded in death by Father, Edward Thomas Winkler.
Viewing will be 1:00pm to 8:00pm Friday March 10th at Miller Mortuary, Liberal, KS.
Memorial services will be 10:00 am Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Andrew Wehling, officiating.
A family burial of the urn will be held at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the American Stroke Association in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905.