|Birth: ||May 17, 1917|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 2001|
Leonard George Jensen (1917-2001) served in the US Army during World War II. He later worked as an insurance broker for Warehouse and Marine Casualty Company. He was a Free and Accepted Mason. (b. May 17, 1917, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA - d. June 25, 2001, Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, DuPage County, Illinois, 60521, USA) Social Security Number 345109430.
He was the son of Leonard A. Jensen (1887-1979) a railroad car builder; and Gertrude Louise Brock (1892-1944).
His siblings include: Lucille Mae Jensen (1914-1972) who married Esbert Wesley Johnson (1912-1998) aka Burt Johnson; and Warren Bruce Jensen (1923-2001) who married Lee Clara Lenzay (1922-1981).
Leonard's obituary was in the Chicago Tribune on June 27, 2001 and it read as follows: "Leonard G. Jensen, 84, a retired insurance broker and a 51-year resident of Hinsdale, died Monday, June 25, in Hinsdale Hospital. Born in Chicago and raised in the Austin neighborhood, Mr. Jensen was a broker of commercial insurance products and had worked for Warehouse and Marine Casualty Co. in Chicago. 'He loved music and sang in the choir at Redeemer Lutheran Church for as long as we lived in Hinsdale,' his wife of 61 years, Dorothy, said. 'Wherever we went, he sang in choirs.' Mr. Jensen was a golfer and is remembered for his interest in reading. 'He was an avid reader and loved the newspaper crossword puzzles,' his wife said. 'And we could never get enough books for him.' Mr. Jensen also was a painter of landscapes who worked in oils. A member of Masonic Lodge 934 in Hinsdale, he served in the Army during World War II and was a 10-year volunteer at Hinsdale Hospital. Other survivors include a daughter, Marcia Nelsen [who lives in Morgan Hill, CA]; a son, Paul [who lives in San Jose, CA]; a brother, Warren; two granddaughters; and a great-grandchild. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Elliston Funeral Home, 630-323-0275, 1st and Grant Streets, Hinsdale. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Redeemer Lutheran Church, Park and 1st Streets, Hinsdale."
In the year 2000 he was living at 918 Allmen Avenue in Hinsdale, Illinois. After his death his widow moved to Morgan Hill, California.
Leonard George Jensen (1917-2001) was the second cousin, once removed of Richard Athur Norton (1958- ).
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on November 20, 2003.
Leonard Arthur Jensen (1890 - 1979)
Gertrude Louise Brock Jensen (1892 - 1944)
Lucille Mae Jensen Johnson (1914 - 1972)*
Leonard George Jensen (1917 - 2001)
Warren Bruce Jensen (1923 - 2001)*
Chapel Hill Gardens West
Plot: Masonic Section, Lot 27
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Nov 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8107366