JENSEN, Ray J. 1890-1964
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/19/2015 at 14:25:06
Funeral Services For Ray J. Jensen
Funeral services will be held at the Fredsville Lutheran Church Thursday afternoon, July 2nd, for Ray J. Jensen, Finchford, with Rev. Harald Sorensen in charge. Burial will be in the Fredsville cemetery.
Mr. Jensen, who has been in ill health for the past several months, passed away at the Sartori hospital in Cedar Falls on Monday, shortly after 1 p.m.
He was born in Denmark on Aug. 13, 1890, the son of Christen and Maren Jensen. In 1905 he came to America and settled near Dike. He farmed near Dike, New Hartford and Finchford, retiring to Finchford in 1959.
He was a member of the Fredsville Lutheran church and a past member of the Danish Brotherhood of America and the IOOF Lodge of Dike.
He is survived by his wife, Sophie, one daughter, Frances, at home; five sons, Marius and Ernest of Dike, Elnar of Jesup, Arthur of Grand Meadow, Minn. and Donald of Cedar Falls; one sister, Margrethe Jensen, 309 Main St., Waterloo; one brother, James C. Jensen of Riverside, Calif.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife (Anna Tonnesen), infant daughter, one brother and two sisters.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 July 1964, pg 6
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