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Evan Dewane Jenson

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Evan Dewane Jenson

Birth
Delta, Millard County, Utah, USA
Death
1 Sep 2008 (aged 75)
Richland, Benton County, Washington, USA
Burial
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Evan D. Jenson, son of Dewane and Nettie Hyde Jenson, was born on May 6, 1933 in Delta, Utah and passed away
September 1, 2008 in Richland, WA.
He attended school in Brigham City Utah. He served in the Air Force as a meteorologist from 1956-1960. He received BS
and MS degrees from Utah State University and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in Chemistry. He married
Ann Nelson in 1954 in the Logan LDS temple. They have four children.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, serving recently as the Multi-Regional
Emergency Response Communications Services Coordinator, linking ham radio operators in WA, OR, AL, and northern
CA. He was active in Amateur Radio organizations and taught many ham courses. He was employed at Hanford as a
research scientist for 42 years. He was a Master Gardener and taught children about trees and also listened to 1st
graders as they learned to read at Jason Lee school.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann; by his children Doug (Kathy), Kaylene (Doug) Kane, Mary Lynn (Will) Talbot,
and Gary(Becky); by his sister Marilyn (Del) Price; and by 14 grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents, sister
Rose Marie Knudson, and two granddaughters.
A viewing will be held Friday, Sept 5, from 6-8 PM at Einan's. Services will be held Saturday, Sept 6, at 2 PM at the LDS Stake Center, 1720 Thayer Drive in Richland, with viewing at 1 PM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, consider donating to Benton County ARES, which is a ham radio volunteer group who donate their
time, expertise, and equipment free of charge to give support to disaster relief organizations. Mail to Rick Edwards, 5206 Holly Way, West Richland WA 99353.
Evan D. Jenson, son of Dewane and Nettie Hyde Jenson, was born on May 6, 1933 in Delta, Utah and passed away
September 1, 2008 in Richland, WA.
He attended school in Brigham City Utah. He served in the Air Force as a meteorologist from 1956-1960. He received BS
and MS degrees from Utah State University and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in Chemistry. He married
Ann Nelson in 1954 in the Logan LDS temple. They have four children.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, serving recently as the Multi-Regional
Emergency Response Communications Services Coordinator, linking ham radio operators in WA, OR, AL, and northern
CA. He was active in Amateur Radio organizations and taught many ham courses. He was employed at Hanford as a
research scientist for 42 years. He was a Master Gardener and taught children about trees and also listened to 1st
graders as they learned to read at Jason Lee school.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann; by his children Doug (Kathy), Kaylene (Doug) Kane, Mary Lynn (Will) Talbot,
and Gary(Becky); by his sister Marilyn (Del) Price; and by 14 grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents, sister
Rose Marie Knudson, and two granddaughters.
A viewing will be held Friday, Sept 5, from 6-8 PM at Einan's. Services will be held Saturday, Sept 6, at 2 PM at the LDS Stake Center, 1720 Thayer Drive in Richland, with viewing at 1 PM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, consider donating to Benton County ARES, which is a ham radio volunteer group who donate their
time, expertise, and equipment free of charge to give support to disaster relief organizations. Mail to Rick Edwards, 5206 Holly Way, West Richland WA 99353.


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