- 47 years old
- Date of birth: May 22, 1967
- Place of birth:
Walnut Creek, California, United States
- Date of passing: Nov 11, 2014
- Place of passing:
Tualatin, Oregon, United States
This memorial website was created in memory of Jennifer Slatten, our dear sister and friend. Jennie was born on May 22, 1967 and passed away on November 11, 2014. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. More photos will be posted soon.
A memorial gathering was held on December 13, 2014, at the Oak Hill Community Center in Danville, California. It was filled with friends and family, good food, fun stories, owls and temporary tattoos. Jen would have approved.
"I'm very sorry to learn of Jennifer's passing. I don't think I'd seen her since junior high school, which is quite a way back now, but I have vivid memories of Jennifer. I remember her wonderful, very dry sense of humor. I think we were in the fifth grade together at Pleasant Hill Elementary, then moved over to Sequoia at about the same time. I remember her doing a report on the Spanish alphabet, and I can still hear her sounding out the letters phonetically. "Ah, bey, sey, che, dey, ey, ef-ey, hey." I remember her getting a lot of laughs when she made that report. I'm so sorry for your loss. Jennifer passed much too soon."
"I had met Jenny via Angel,from her first Venus Bleeding show until a few years past the bands end. She was a very sweet person and fun to hang out with, I was so sad to hear how bad her health turned and of course of her passing. I lit candles for her and pray she is looking down on everyone,peacefully and content. Much love and hugs to her family and friends."
"I met Jen at a night club in Berkeley in 1992. We immediately became close friends and (for many years) bandmates.
One of my favorite periods in our friendship was when we were in a band together called 'Space Vacuum From Outer Space'.
Her comedic timing was impeccable. To this day I am so tickled by the memories of her in a Space (motorcycle) helmet and a silver oven mitt
singing with conviction about Space.
She suffered far to long for the last 7 years and I'm relieved she is not in physical pain any longer.
She is so missed. I will forever treasure our love deep in my heart.
She was the best friend and an amazing human.
Love You Jen"
"Dear Jennie Bee/Schmoopie, I heard you in song, so please leave 'That Little Light On For Me'. Thank You for your love, friendship, the music you inspire, the music we made, your family, your laughter, smile, your beauty and overall incredible personality...now I have another star! I always felt blessed to have loved and be in love with you. IMissU! Now I feel you with the music we shared...OK Computer I'll play with a new ear. I Love You Schmoopie"
"I met Jen when we worked at Kaiser. Jen and Paul photographed my wedding. I love that there are reminders of Jen all throughout my home. I haven't seen Jen in years, but I miss her wit, her kindness, and her amazing spirit. I miss her."
"I worked with Jen and Nicole at Kaiser many years ago. I got to see her play in San Francisco and we went to her wedding in Muir Beach. I cannot believe she is gone. Her humor and grace had no parallel. I didn't see her much in recent years but I thought of her frequently. I am deeply saddened to hear that she no longer brightens this world with her humor and mind. :( I particularly loved her theory about trees. Much love to all of her family and friends who loved her and feel the hole since she left. Jen Breese"
"Jennie and I were college roommates and friends...she was such a fun person. I was always amazed at how musically talented the Slatten Family was and Jennie took it to a new level. She was so talented, so funny and had such a great sense of humor. I am so blessed to have spent so much time with her in our younger years. I am absolutely heartbroken."
"Jen will always be missed and forever loved, my heart will never heal entirely with her gone. I miss her humor and her empathy... the most generous person I will know, she gave her whole heart without expecting in return. Massively creative, loving and caring. I will always keep her smile and her strength in my heart. Throughout all of her trials, and they were more than anyone should ever have had to bear, she persevered with little complaint. I feel as though the world failed her... I know that I did. She should have had so much more in her life working for instead of against her. It was truly an honor to know her, and to love her, and I miss her terribly."
"She was the perfect combination of Dad's goofiness and Mom's happy-go-lucky personality. After years of not really being in close contact, we had two months of really being close and I will be forever grateful for that.
I had so many faves left to do for you, Jennie-bee. I love you and I like you. And I really miss you."
"I have so many wonderful memories of time spent with Jennie...we saw a lot together, did a lot and I learned so much from her. She was sweet and talented and a joy to be around. Love you, Jen......"
"Jenny will always be alive, in my heart, with your mom and dad. It is hard to accept that such vibrant, loved people can be gone from this plane. I look forward to seeing more stories and pictures here."
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