Obituary for James A. Jensen Sr.
James A. Jensen, Sr., 69, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014, in the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Lebanon.
Born in Albert Lea, MN on June 29, 1945, he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Mildred P. Gudvongen Jensen.
Jim was a proud Navy Seabee having served during the Vietnam Era and later retiring from the Reserves. After retirement, he worked in construction and maintenance. Jim’s greatest love in life was his family; he enjoyed fishing, camping, and metal detecting.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Nancy Beckwith Jensen; two sons, Dean M. Jensen husband of Rena and James A. Jensen, Jr.; four grandchildren, Nicholas, Constance, Cassandra, and Anthony; and a great grandson, Andrew.
A graveside service will be held in the Hayward Cemetery, Hayward, MN.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Cancer Institute, Office of University Development A 120, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, PO Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033.