Marjorie Louise Jensen


Marjorie Louise Jensen, 96, Nappanee, died at 9:21 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Woodland Manor, Elkhart.
She was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Atwood, to George Dewey and Ruby B. (Smith) Martin. She lived her lifetime in the Nappanee area and was a 1940 graduate of Nappanee High School.
On Jan. 18, 1942, she married Frederick Jensen in Kempton. He preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1992.
Mrs. Jensen retired from Bluebell in Nappanee after working there for 27 years. At the age of 90, she retired from working in the office at Nappanee United Methodist Church.
She was a member of Nappanee United Methodist Church and was active in Dorcas Circle and volunteered in the United Methodist Thrift Shop. She also volunteered with Open Door in Nappanee. She was a past matron of Eastern Star, a member and past president of Nappanee American Legion Auxiliary, past treasurer of District American Legion Auxiliary and was on the committee that started the Nappanee Alumni dinners. She also enjoyed playing cards in a card group, was active in Nappanee Caregivers and the Widow's Luncheon Group.
Surviving are her daughters, Kay (Ron) Bauman and Linda Bolt, both of Nappanee; sons, Fred (Cheryl) Jensen, Montour Falls, New York, Jan Edwin Jensen, South Bend, and Brian Jensen, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Judy, Jan, Lex, Lisa, Mary, Aaron, Alric, Sean, Michelle, Lily and Samantha; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Rosemary Cain, Nappanee, Patricia Martin, Kokomo, and Sue Hinton, Nappanee.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Steven Wayne Jensen; brother, James Albert Martin; and son-in-law, Eric Bolt.
Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and one hour prior to the funeral service, which will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 17, at Nappanee United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kevin Reed will officiate.
Burial will be at Stony Point Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Nappanee United Methodist Church or National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Published on May 14, 2019
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