Benjamine H. Jensen

Benjamine H. Jensen

Birth
Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Death 17 May 1983 (aged 95)
Canby, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 24055659 · View Source
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Mr. Ben Jensen, age 95. a lifelong resident of Gary, SD. passed away May 17, 1983 at the Canby Community Hospital in Canby, MN.
He was born April 18. 1888 in Gary. S. D.• a son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Jensen. He grew up in Gary and attended schools there. He worked for a grocery store for a time before he was married to Bernice Gordon. They were united in marriage October 2. 1912 in Watertown. After his marriage he was associated with the Griffing & Eng Implement dealership in Gary. He then started his own garage and auto repair business in Gary which he operated for many years. and he still continued to operate on a limited basis at the time of his death. He and his wife celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary in October of 1982.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Gary. He was a supporter and an avid golfer in the Gate City Golf Course at Gary.
He is survived by his wife. Bernice of Gary; one daughter. Mrs. Geraldine Hubbs of Gary; two sons, Russell of Clear Lake and Carl of Kearney. Neb.: six grandchildren. fifteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held Friday. May 20. 1983 at
2:00 p.m. from the United Methodist Church in Gary with Rev. William Gran officiating. Musical selections "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Until Then" were sung by Mr. Maynard Cochrane. accompanied by his wife. Eleanor. Mrs. Robert Gage was the organist. Casketbearers were Thorval Engesser. Carl Hundertmark. Robert Keimig. Frans VanderDoes. Elmer Heiserman and Walter Miller. Burial was in the Grandview Cemetery in Gary. S. D.
Submitted by Muriel Eng Nicholls


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 19 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24055659
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamine H. Jensen (18 Apr 1888–17 May 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24055659, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .