Vera Jensen, 1916-1997
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/9/2009 at 15:46:17
EMMETSBURG, Iowa -- Services for Vera Jensen, 80, of Emmetsburg, Iowa, formerly of Ringsted, are scheduled 11 a.m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church, Ringsted. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Ringsted.
Jensen died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997, at Hill Crest Nursing Home, Mankato. Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home of Estherville is in charge of arrangements.
Vera Jensen, daughter of Grant and Anna (Noll) Munden, was born Feb. 12, 1916, in Estherville. She received her education in the Estherville schools and graduated from Estherville High School.
She married Arnold Jensen in 1935. After their marriage, the couple farmed in the Ringsted area for many years. In 1962, they moved to Emmetsburg. He died in 1964.
She worked at Anthony's Clothing Store in Emmetsburg until her retirement. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Ringsted and volunteer at Palo Alto County Hospital, Emmetsburg.
Survivors include: daughter, Carolyn Medin and husband, Howard, of Caledonia; sons, Gary Jensen and wife, Nancy, of North Mankato, and Terry Jensen and wife, Beverly, of Sibley, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and brothers, Carl Munden of Milford, Iowa and Lyle Munden and wife, Irene, of Mesa, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son.
Source: Fairmont Sentinel, Fairmont, Minnesota, February 10, 1997.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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