|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1912|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2006|
Olga Irene Jensen age 94, of Wells, MN, died Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, November 18, 2006, at 11:00 AM at United Methodist Church in Wells, MN. Visitation will be one-hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Reverend Art Keith will officiate. Final disposition will be in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements.
Olga I. Jensen was born September 25, 1912 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of John and Mary (Podany) Kohanik. Olga had one brother, Paul. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1929 and attended the University of Minnesota that year. She graduated from Miss Wood's Kindergarten and Primary Training School in 1936. She taught school in Le Sueur and Sleepy Eye, MN, before her marriage to Neil H. Jensen on October 4, 1941 at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, MN. They lived in Sleepy Eye until 1955 when they moved to Wells, MN. In 1956, they adopted a daughter, Lucinda Renee (Jensen) Brophy. In 1964, Olga started the first kindergarten in Alden, MN, and taught there until she and her husband retired in 1971. Olga enjoyed reading, golfing, music, crossword puzzles and playing cards.
Survivors include Lucinda and her husband Dennis Brophy, 6 grandchildren: Mercy (Dan) Van der Water, John, Jeshua, Charity Brophy, Glory (Jason) Lehman and Joel Brophy, and 10 great-grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Geri Jensen, four nephews and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and her husband Neil.
Neil Herbert Larsen (1906 - 1997)
Plot: ROOM 102C TIER J NICHE 27
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Record added: Dec 09, 2012
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