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Memorial service set for Friday for Cottage Grove native Danielle Jelinek

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A memorial service is planned for Friday for Cottage Grove native Danielle Jelinek.

Jelinek, 27, went missing in December in rural Chisago County. Her body was found May 10, near a home where she was last seen.


Her memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Five Oaks Church, 4416 Radio Drive, according to Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home. A visitation will be for two hours prior to the service. Memorials are preferred to Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse, or to the donor's choice.

Jelinek was a 2003 Park High School graduate. She was living in Oakdale at the time of her disappearance.

Authorities are awaiting toxicology results in an attempt to determine her cause of death.

Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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