Denise Renee (Kirkhoff) Jewell, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away at Indiana University Methodist Hospital on January 25th, 2020. She was born on March 1st, 1958 in Indianapolis to Harry, Jr. and Jacquelyn (Felts) Kirkhoff.
Denise graduated from North Central High School, then later completed cosmetology school enjoying over 35 years in her profession. She attended Augusta Christian Church where she was also married. In February 1978, Denise welcomed her daughter, Maygan Jewell-Silvers.
She enjoyed spending her time with family at Raccoon Lake participating in all boating activities, especially water skiing. Denise always cherished her time spent with her family and friends.
Denise is survived by her daughter, Maygan; and her sister, Kay A. (Kirkhoff) Fulk. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry, Jr. and Jacquelyn Kirkhoff.
A Memorial Celebration lantern release will be held on February 28th, 2020 at Lincoln Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 6851 S. Indianapolis Rd, Whitestown, IN 46075. Guests are encouraged to please arrive at 6:30pm prior to the release scheduled for 7:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family of Denise Jewell requests donations be made to the IU Simon Cancer Center. Please make memorial gifts payable to IU Foundation Cancer Research. Please indicate “In memory of Denise Jewell” on your gift. Mail to: IU Simon Cancer Center, PO Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207 or given to Maygan for her to donate.
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