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Murdered Ashland mother laid to rest

ASHLAND, OH (WOIO) -

Funeral services were held late Monday morning for an Ashland mother killed while on vacation in North Carolina.

Friends and family gathered to remember Lynn Jackenheimer at the Grace Bethren Church in Ashland. 

Jackenheimer was vacationing with her boyfriend, 27-year-old Nathan Summerfield and her two children, ages 3 and 13, earlier this month in Nags Head, North Carolina.  

Her body was located in a wooded area just 25 miles south of there on Sunday, July 15.

Police say Jackenheimer went to Nags Head, North Carolina July 3 with Summerfield and her children. Summerfield returned on Sunday, July 9 with the children. He dropped the kids off at their grandparents and hasn't been seen since.

Summerfield was last seen driving his gray in color 2009 Honda Civic 4 door with Ohio registration FMV-7540.  It is believed that he is still driving that vehicle, but it is possible that he may have removed his license plates and attached stolen plates from another vehicle.

Obituary for Lynn A. Jackenheimer
Lynn Ann Jackenheimer, 33, of rural Ashland died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in Frisco, NC. She was born April 2, 1979 in Ashland. A loving mother of two, Lynn worked three jobs at Goodfellows, The Beer Barrel, and Riley's to be able to give more for her children. She also was a volunteer at Catholic Charities and was an advocate for teaching children about Autism Awareness. Lynn loved traveling to the ocean and admiring the lighthouses. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, going horseback riding, and shopping. Most of all, Lynn loved to spend time with her children and family.

She is survived by her mother and dad, Lora and Raymond Johnson of Ashland; father, Gary Jackenheimer of San Antonio, TX; children, Ciara Sheppard and Leland Summerfield at home; brother, Shaun Jackenheimer of Ashland; sisters, Tasha (Jeremiah) Holland and Tara (Danny) Johnson, both of Ashland; step brothers, Ray (Lisa) Johnson and Jason Johnson, both of Ashland; step sister, Kim Johnson of Ashland; maternal grandmother, Shirley Lindsey of Ashland; paternal grandfather, Jerry (Becky) Whitmore; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Donald Lindsey; paternal grandparents, Virgil and Glenna Jackenheimer; paternal grandfather, Frank Johnson; and paternal grandmother and step grandfather, Ersie and Carl Thompson.

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