Football star Jared Lorenzen to be laid to rest Wednesday

Football star Jared Lorenzen to be laid to rest Wednesday
Jared Lorenzen's funeral will be held Wednesday at St. Pius X Church. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (FOX19) - Highlands High School star, University of Kentucky football quarterback and New York Giants player Jared Lorenzen will be laid to rest Wednesday.

Lorenzen, 38, passed away last Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky.

A celebration of his life will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Pius X Church followed by a Christian Prayer Service at 6 p.m.

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Instead of flowers, the family would like donations to be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place in Memphis, TN, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for Better Health and Nutrition, and United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. People can also send online condolences.

According to his obituary, Jared was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Mary “Biz” Barth, Charyn Lonneman, John and Emily Hermes, and Lorraine Ripberger; and his aunt, Joni Arlinghaus. He is survived by his mother, Janet Barth (Jeff) Hermes; his father, Joe (Mary Ann) Lorenzen; his children, Taylar and Tayden Lorenzen; his siblings, Jordan (Ashley Gamell) Lorenzen, Jennifer Lorenzen (Brian) Lee, Kyle Hermes, Braden Hermes, Joe (Brittany) Konen, Jeff (Allison) Konen, and Katie (Matthew) Mason; his grandparents, Paul and Celia Lorenzen, and George Lonneman. Jared also leaves behind his 8 nieces and nephews, Tucker Lee, Madelyn Mason, Flynn Konen, Thomas Mason, Cooper Konen, Jack Mason, Grace Konen, and Carter Lorenzen.

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