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Joy Marian Jensen Ankenbauer
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1926
Mountrail County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 2010
Ward County
North Dakota, USA

Joy Ankenbauer
June 17, 1926-Dec. 7, 2010
Joy Ankenbauer, 84, Kenmare, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, in a Kenmare hospital.
Joy Marion Jensen was born June 17, 1926, a daughter of Nels C. "Christ" and Alice A. (Hendrickson) Jensen, on the family farm located in Crawfoot Township of Mountrail County, west of Coulee. She was raised on the family farm and educated at a country school in the area.
Joy married Berlin "Bill" Ankenbauer on April 7, 1948, in Kenmare. They made their home on a farm located in Spencer and Elmdale townships of Ward County, west of Kenmare. Bill passed away June 26, 2002.
In October 2002, she moved into Kenmare and in 2005, moved into the Kenmare Baptist Home. In February 2009, she moved into the Kenmare Skilled Nursing Unit.
She was a member of United Methodist Church and its ladies aid group, as well as the Village Neighbors Homemakers Club, all of Kenmare.
Her loving family includes: daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Jon Westlake, Kenmare; son and daughter-in-law, Kim and Brenda Ankenbauer, Washburn; grandchildren, Kristen (Dr. J'Patrick) Fahn, Bismarck, Danielle (Kirk) Hotvedt, East Grand Forks, Minn., Torie (Damien) Reinhart, Bismarck, Tera Ankenbauer, Bismarck, and Candace Ankenbauer, Washburn; great-grandchildren, Eden Reinhart and J'Ayda Fahn; sister, Delores (Robert) Vivian, Butte, Mont.; and numerous nieces, and nephews.
Joy was preceded in death by her parents, Nels "Christ" and Alice Jensen; husband, Bill; daughter, Jolene Ankenbauer; brother, Chester (Dorothy) Grenvik; sisters, Elsie (Robert) Gregory, Alvina (Leonard) Parkinson and Selma (Leonard) Tenderholt.
Funeral: Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at 1 p.m., in Nazareth Lutheran Church, Kenmare.
Interment: Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare.
Visitation: Saturday, one hour prior to the service, in the church.
Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (
(Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare)

Taken from Joy Ankenbauer Memorial Folder;
added by JaniceH
Family links: 
  Nels Christian Jensen (1886 - 1967)
  Alice Hendrickson Jensen (1887 - 1974)
  Berlin Ankenbauer (1922 - 2002)*
  Jolene Fay Ankenbauer (1952 - 2000)*
  Chester A. Grenvik (1906 - 1967)**
  Alvina Louise Grenvick Parkinson (1916 - 1987)**
  Selma Grenvik Tenderholt (1918 - 2007)**
  Joy Marian Jensen Ankenbauer (1926 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Daughter, Mother, Father
Parents of Kim, Holly & Jolene

Lakeview Cemetery
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: JaniceH
Record added: Dec 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62688751
Joy Marian <i>Jensen</i> Ankenbauer
Added by: JaniceH
Joy Marian <i>Jensen</i> Ankenbauer
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Thinking of you today Aunt Joy.
- JaniceH
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
With Loving memoires of you
- JaniceH
 Added: Dec. 8, 2010

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