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Donald Jensen (1938-2017)


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 11/2/2017 at 07:50:48

Donald Jensen, 79, of Olin passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Anamosa Care Center in Anamosa, Iowa.

His celebration of life will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Lahey & Dawson Funeral Service in Olin. Burial at a later date will be held in the Antioch Cemetery rural Anamosa.

Donald was born on June 2, 1938 in Anamosa, Iowa to Thomas and Helen (Edwards) Jensen. He graduated from Anamosa High School then attended University of Iowa and Iowa State University. In March of 1974 he was united in marriage to Velma Husmann in Ottumwa, Iowa. He farmed and worked at Jensen Quarries. Don was an accountant and prepared taxes for many people. He was an avid reader and enjoyed watching TV, swimming and attending the casino.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife Velma of Olin, four step-children; Judy (Wayne) Potter of Wyoming, Janice Houston of Canton, Marvel (David) Heim of Cascade, Robert (Deb) Shady of Lawton, Oklahoma, many grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, a sister Christine (Chris) Elliott of Vinton, two brothers; Jerry (Jeanie) Jensen of Anamosa and Rex Jensen of Anamosa.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Tom and Terry, two step-daughters; Jane and Sharon and a step-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be directed in his honor to his family.


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