Rex Nephi Jensen

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Rex Nephi Jensen

  • Birth 31 Mar 1915 Alberta, Canada
  • Death 17 Aug 2000 Jackson, Amador County, California, USA
  • Burial Pioneer, Amador County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 78014891

Rex Nephi Jensen was born in Kimball, Alberta, Canada on March 31, 1915. He died in Jackson, California because of heart failure. He was in building construction and helped build bridges and buildings around the town of Sacramento, Calif. He had his own construction company named Jensen Construction Company which he ran until he retired and turned it over to his son, Rex Nephi Jensen, Jr. He built homes, a few schools, and the Agriculture Inspection Station at Truckee, California.
He was a very hard worker and always got up early. He loved the great outdoors and built a cabin at Silver Lake, Calif. He loved to fish and play golf.
He had the "Jensen" trait of being a big tease which the kids loved. He was also very generous.
He was a beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved his family dearly.
He was the son of Alma Nephi Jensen and Katie Viola Sherwood.
He married Norma G. Stewart on Feb. 29, 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They divorced after many years of marriage. She passed away 8 Sep 1997
Children-
Carol Dawn Jensen b.29 June 1941
Maurine Sharon Jensen b. 9 May 1944

Second Marriage-Grace Warner June 1955 in Tijuana, Mexico. She was born 15 Apr. 1920.
Children-
Elizabeth Lee Jensen b. 21 Jan 1955
Rex Nephi Jensen Jr. b. 26 Jul 1957


Family Members


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  • Created by: Sharon Johnson
  • Added: 9 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78014891
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rex Nephi Jensen (31 Mar 1915–17 Aug 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78014891, citing Amador Memorial Cemetery, Pioneer, Amador County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Johnson (contributor 47352082) .