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Robert E. Jensen


Posted By: Treva Patterson (email)
Date: 4/1/2006 at 14:15:56

Winterset Madisonian
April 30, 2003

Robert Jensen, Winterset

Robert Earl Jensen, 81, of Winterset died April 27, 2003, of cancer at Madison County Memorial Hospital in Winterset.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 1 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Winterset with Pastor Steve Koch officiating. Visitation will he held from noon to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 30) at Collins Oak Park Chapel in Winterset with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Burial of the cremains will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Fairview Cemetery, Madison Township, Madison County.

Robert Jensen was born Feb. 28, 1922 in Dallas County to Herman R. and Nora L. (Armstrong) Jensen. On June 12, 1955, he and Gladys Cade were united in marriage at the Trinity Lutheran Church of rural Van Meter. Bob had been a clothier for Wright's Clothing Store and later Oliver Dry Goods for over 40 years. He had been a resident of Winterset for the past 63 years, having previously resided in DeSoto. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys, of Winterset; a son, Christopher Jensen of Earlham; a brother, John Jensen of DeSoto, four sisters, Margaret Bell and Maxine Gillihan both of Des Moines, Ruby Bennett of Chandler, Ariz. and Virginia Albert of Van Meter; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Middle River Hospice.


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