Olga I. <I>Orstad</I> Jensen

Olga I. Orstad Jensen

Birth
Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota, USA
Death 29 Dec 1995 (aged 79)
Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 26055049 · View Source
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Olga I. Jensen
Mrs. Milton (Olga) Jensen, age 79, a resident of Gary, passed away unexpectedly on December 29, 1995 at her home in Gary. Olga was born August 23, 1916 at Canton, SD, a daughter of Oscar and Annie (Aasheim) Orstad. She came to Gary with her parents in 1918. She grew up in the Gary community, attending elementary schools in both Deuel County rural schools and the Gary grade school. She was united in marriage to Milton Jensen on September 20, 1938 at Canby, MN. After their marriage they farmed east of Gary until 1955 when they moved to Lead, SD, Where her husband worked for the Homestake Mining Company. They moved to Minneapolis/St. Paul in 1965where she worked as a nurse's aide in nursing homes in the area. They retired and moved back to Gary in 1980.She then worked at the Canby Hospital and Nursing Home until 1985 when she retired. She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gary.
Survivors include her husband, Milton of Gary; one daughter, Kay Mason of Gary; two grandchildren, Janine Myhre and Ricky Mason; and four great grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Alvina Jensen of Gary and one brother, Leonard Orstad of Clear Lake. She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Jimmy Jo Jemming.
Funeral services were held on January 2, 1996 at 10:30 AM at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gary with the Pastor Bruce Mueller officiating.
Submitted by Ray Wiese


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 16 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26055049
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olga I. Orstad Jensen (23 Aug 1916–29 Dec 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26055049, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .