[mccookgazette.com] Overcast ~ 29°F  
High: 33°F ~ Low: 20°F
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Arlene Iris Jensen

Monday, November 17, 2008

Oct. 16, 1921 - Nov. 13, 2008

Our beloved Mother, Arlene Iris Jensen, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, from complications from COPD, at the Columbus Hospice House in Columbus, Ga. She was 87 years old.

She was born in McCook, Oct. 6, 1921, to Claude and Edna (Reeves) Myers of Culbertson, Neb.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Jensen on July 24, 1987; her daughter, Iris Ann Jensen; two sisters, Betty Murphy, and Maxine Glendenning; and her three brothers, Cloyd Myers, Bernard Myers and Dewayne Myers.

She is survived by her daughter, Patsy Jensen Davis and her husband, Billy of Columbus, Ga; her son, Gary (Skip) Jensen of Oberlin; two sisters, Shirley Seeman and husband, Herb of Oberlin and Virginia Roberts of Salem, Ore.; sisters-in-law, Sina Ruggles of Indianola and Mary Jensen of Mead/Longmont, Colo.; four grandchildren, Brandi Whitney, Robert Davis, Kerri Houston and Kathleen Smith; and 13 great-grandchildren, Christian Whitney, Taylor Whitney, Nicholas Whitney, Landon Whitney, Aidan Whitney, Ethan Whitney, Destiny Davis, Caylan Davis, Jonathan Houston, Sean Patrick Houston, Alexis Houston, Madeline Smith and Jamie Jr. Smith.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Visitation will be today until 8 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home. Friends may send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.

A graveside service will be at Memorial Park Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.