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Harley Raymond Jensen
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1915
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1999
Superior
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Harley Raymond Jensen, son of Jens Marinus and Anna Marie (Nicholaisen) Jensen, was born November 17, 1915, on a farm near Hardy, Nebraska. He passed away June 13, 1999, at Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital in Superior, Nebraska, at the age of 83 years, 6 months and 26 days.

He was baptized at Bethany Lutheran Church by Rev. L. Jensen and confirmed by Rev. Andres Hansen. Harley attended school in Hardy, Nebraska.

May 24, 1937, Harley was married Carla Petersen. They spent their married life together in the communities of Denver, Colorado, Republic, Kansas, Hardy, Ruskin and Superior, Nebraska.

Harley was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Ruskin, Nebraska, for 47 years and currently a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hardy. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge #3101 and Elks Lodges #2197 of Superior, and Danish Brotherhood of Ruskin.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Addis Jensen; two sisters, Clara and Carla; and one great-grandson, Brandon Maslo.

Survivors include his wife, Carla of Superior; one son, Merwin Jensen and his wife Sharon of Goodland, Kansas; one daughter, Janice Ostergaard and her husband Denton of Omaha; two brothers, Otto Jensen and his wife Bernice of Eugene, Oregon, and Clair Jensen and his wife Leora of Hastings; two sisters, Marion Nelson and her husband Robert of Lynchburg, Virginia, and Clara Marie Madsen of Eugene, Oregon; one sister-in-law, Esther Jensen of Superior; seven grandchildren, Scott Jensen and his wife Heidi, Elliot Jensen and his wife Sallie, Trevor Jensen and his wife Edith, Erika Schoenbeck and her husband Matt, Mary Maslo and her husband John, Craig Ostergaard and his wife Dena, Carla Ostergaard, and Toby Ingram; nine great-grandchildren, Eric, Sarah, Whitney and Logan Jensen, Kelsie, Tarrin and Brady Maslo and Eric and Christian Ostergaard.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 16, 1999, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hardy, Nebraska with Pastor Howard Schroeder officiating. Special music by the family was "This Is My Father's World", and congregational singing with Ernestine Hoyer as organist. Interment was in Spring Creek Cemetery at Ruskin, Nebraska.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Scott, Elliot and Trevor Jensen, Matt Schoenbeck, John Maslo, Craig Ostergaard, and Toby Ingram. Honorary pallbearers were Quentin Leece, Bill Erickson, LeVern (sic) Erickson, Bob Gunn, Elmer Paul, Rex Sykes, Ward Aurand, and Joe Stenson. Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of arrangements.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, June 17, 1999; pg. 9 
 
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 Parents:
  Jens Marinus Jensen (1884 - 1958)
  Anna Marie Nicholaisen Jensen (1882 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Carla Esther Petersen Jensen (1915 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Merwin Leon Jensen (1939 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Addis T. Jensen (1908 - 1981)*
  Harley Raymond Jensen (1915 - 1999)
  Otto K Jensen (1918 - 2001)*
  Clair N. Jensen (1920 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Creek Cemetery
Ruskin
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Lot 164, Grave 4
 
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51527135
Harley Raymond Jensen
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