Jodi Huisentruit was in a hurry to get to work on the morning of June 27, 1995. She was late. She had overslept. All that was left was to get in her car and make the 1.4 mile drive to the television station.
She didn’t make it.
June 27, 2015 will mark the 20th anniversary of Jodi’s disappearance. No one has seen her. No one has heard from her. She was simply taken in the early morning darkness without a chance to say a word to anyone to help any of us find her. And for 20 years, people (many, many people) have been trying so desperately to find her.
In honor of Jodi Huisentruit, the FindJodi team is organizing walk to ‘finish Jodi’s journey’ that fateful day 20 years ago. We’re asking that anyone from the public who is interested or has supported Jodi’s case attend. It’s a simple event. It’s a free event. It’s a chance to reflect on 20 years of searching and regroup, reassess and decide how we go about trying to find her before it’s the 21 year anniversary or worse…years later.
Recent WCCO-TV Story
Who: The event is open to the public
What: Walk for Jodi: Finishing the Journey
When: Saturday, June 27th · 10:00 a.m.
Where: Riverside Friends Church
Riverside Friends Church (Across from Key Apartments)
527 North Kentucky Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401
The walk will begin at the Riverside Friends Church across the street from the Key Apartments. We were unable to stage at the Key Apartments so we’d like to extend a gracious word of thanks to the good people at Riverside for allowing us to use their parking lot on Saturday, June 27th at 9:30 a.m. The walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. and proceed to KIMT-TV television studio just over a mile away.
At the end of the walk a few members of FindJodi.com will have a brief question and answer session. We encourage any family and friends who’d like to say a few words to please do so in front of the group. It’s a chance to say a few words to Jodi and to the people still working hard to find her and bring the family justice.
Today members of the FindJodi.com team are in Mason City to meet with people involved in the investigation, visit points of interest in the case and put up flyers like the one here (Click to download and please be patient):
We hope you will print out a flyer – regardless of if you can make it to Mason City or not – and display it somewhere close to serve as a reminder of Jodi and the fight to find her.
The team has stepped up collaboration efforts between team members and consultants with new software that allows us to share information, discuss leads, archive notes, interviews, images and audio files and much more. This tool has already proven to help us review sources, cross-reference information and get better organized overall. Of course it all comes with a cost. We’re hoping those who support the case can also support our team as we continue our search by vetting out leads and traveling for interviews. If you are interested in helping the team you can donate here. Every dollar truly counts. Thank you.
Map of Walk
This is the route we plan to take for the walk. Click on the image for a larger version.
If you are interested in taking part of the walk and would like to let us know ahead of time, please fill out the form below. There may be opportunities for volunteers to help us leading up to the event. Also, we’d like to have a rough head-count even though that’s pretty difficult when it’s a public event.
Planning to be in Mason City on June 27th?
Thanks to all who have continually visited this website and never given up hope. We read of cold cases being solved 10, 15, 20 even 30 years later. We’re hoping Jodi’s case is a success story in that it is solved soon and someone pays the price for robbing Jodi, friends and family…of a life.