E. Maxine Jensen, 87, formerly of West Branch
Obituaries · August 23, 2006

E. Maxine Jensen, 87, formerly of West Branch, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006 at the Lutheran Homes in Muscatine following an extended illness.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25 at the West Branch Cemetery with Rev. Marty Jacobson officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Lutheran Homes in Muscatine. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch is in charge of arrangements.

Maxine was born Jan. 25, 1919 in Monticello, the daughter of Edward and Eva Morse Jensen. She was a 1936 graduate of Monticello High School. On Aug. 17, 1940 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Jensen in Monticello. She had been employed for several years with the West Branch School system where she worked as a secretary and cook.

She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in West Branch and the Hi-Lo Club.

Survivors include two sons, Steve (Linda) Jensen of Riverside and Keith (Barbara) Jensen of Dillon, Colo.; three grandchildren, Mark (Michelle) Jensen of Cedar Rapids, Brenda (Mike) Bender of Kalona and Dane (Angie) Jensen of Comanche. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth.

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