Murdered Ashland Woman’s Daughter Speaks at Funeral

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ASHLAND, Ohio — The daughter of an Ashland woman who was murdered while on vacation spoke at her funeral.

"Lynn Jackenheimer was a very good, loving, caring mom.  I hope she has a good life in heaven with God.  I love you, mom," the 13-year-old said.

Lynn Jackenheimer's funeral services were held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Brethren Church in Ashland.

Investigators said Jackenheimer was stabbed and strangled on the Fourth of July by her estranged boyfriend, Nathan Summerfield, who had gone to the Outer Banks with Jackenheimer, their three-year-old son and Jackenheimer’s 13-year-old daughter.

"Lynn was an energetic, beautiful student," her first grade teacher said at Monday's services.

Another mourner shared, "Lynn was our neighbor when we lived on Columbus Circle.  We have lost a wonderful, compassionate, caring young lady."

Authorities said Summerfield then dumped her body and then drove the children back to Ohio, where he admitted to his brother that he had killed Jackenheimer and then vanished.

Jackenheimer’s body was discovered on July 14th.

Weighing on the minds of Lynn Jackenheimer’s family and friends is the fact that Nathan Summerfield to still out there somewhere and there will be no peace of mind in Ashland until he is tracked down by law enforcement.

Anyone with information on Summerfield’s whereabouts is asked to call the Ashland County Sheriff’s Department, the U.S. Marshals Service, or 911.