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Cobb, Janna

d. May 25, 2016


4-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 31 at Jacob's Well, 3211 N. 50th Ave., Chippewa Falls


7 p.m., Tuesday, May 31 at Jacob's Well, 3211 N. 50th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Janna Marie Cobb, age 15, of Chippewa Falls, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her home.

She was born January 3, 2001 in St. Croix Falls to Debbra Cobb (Hendrickson) and Spencer Cobb. She attended Siren Elementary until moving to Chippewa Falls at age 9. She was currently a freshman at Chippewa Falls High School.

It's difficult to capture Janna is a few words but she brought life to every room she entered. She was a free spirit who would always help others. She loved to sing and play guitar, ride her motorcycle, and go fishing. She enjoyed journaling, photography and writing. Her youthful, playful spirit was contagious. She loved SpongeBob, pandas (hence her nickname "Janna Panda"), the color purple, Matt the Gordy's Guru, speaking French and anything that had to do with France, watching YouTube videos by Shane Dawson and the Dr. Phil Show. She would spend hours working on her eyebrows and it showedthey were beautiful! She cared deeply for animals, especially her many petsno stray left behind! Janna loved to take selfies and send them to people just to make them smile. Janna and her best friend Lizzy enjoyed writing and playing music togetherafter the death of their friend, Riley, they wrote a song for him and performed it at the opening of the skate park in Eau Claire opened in his honor.

She will be dearly missed by her mother and stepfather, Debbra Cobb and Jason Judnic of Chippewa Falls; father and stepmother, Spencer and Tanya Cobb of Siren; brother, Brandon Cobb, USMC, Camp LeJune; maternal grandmother, Joyce Hendrickson of Vero Beach, Florida; paternal grandfather, Lowell Cobb of Duluth, Minn.; uncles, Gary (Brenda) Hendrickson of Mercer, Wis., Daniel (Dee) Hendrickson of Vero Beach, David (Tess) Hendrickson of Rhinelander, Darrin (Kim Brown Perondi) Cobb of Carson City, Nev.; her best friend, Lizzy Patrow of Bloomer; her Jacob's Well family; and many, many other dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Donald Hendrickson; and her paternal grandmother, Brenda Cobb.

A celebration of Janna's life will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 31 at Jacob's Well, 3211 N. 50th Ave., Chippewa Falls, with the Rev. Paul Berthiaume officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. at Jacob's Well.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated and will go to the "Journey On Janna" Fund that will go to help others on their journey.

Janna's family wishes to thank those involved in helping her throughout her journey: Sacred Heart Hospital, Northwest Journey, Chippewa County Human Services, Trinity Equestrian, the YMCA, and Jacob's Well. Also, a special thank you to the first responders from the Chippewa Fire District and the Chippewa County Sheriff's Dept. for their efforts, and their compassion during a very difficult time.

"Life is a journey, not a destination" (Janna Cobb) #teamjanna

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