Dorothy L. Jensen of Kimball died peacefully Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the Heritage House of Kimball. She was 90.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Kimball United Methodist Church with Pastor Ken Felska officiating. Interment will be at the Kimball Cemetery.
Dorothy Lucille Jensen was born June 29, 1923, in Kingston Township to Archie and Myrtle (Cates) Magnuson. She graduated from Kimball High School in 1942, and married George W. Jensen April 28, 1945, in Kingston. She was the true meaning of a farmer’s wife, working side by side with her husband. In addition to farming, she worked for many years as a bookkeeper for the Kingston Creamery and Land O’ Lakes Oil Co. in Kimball. They moved to Kimball in 1995, and she moved to Heritage House in March of 2012. She was a member of the Kingston American Legion Auxiliary, and the Kimball United Methodist Church. Dorothy was a great cook and well known to many for her homemade angel food cakes. Any day she could spend with family and extended family was a great day for her.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband George W. Sept. 25, 1997, sisters Helen Anderson and Alice Anderson; and a great-grandson Tyler Jensen.
She is survived by two sons George D. (and Diane) of Melrose, and Larry (and Lois) of Kimball; six grandchildren Kelli (and Tom) Schreiner, Eric (and Lisa) Jensen, Kurt Jensen, Ross (and Melissa) Jensen, Kevin Jensen and 10 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother Rodney Magnuson of Litchfield.
The pallbearers will be Tom and Kelli Schreiner, Ross, Kevin, and Eric Jensen, and Craig Anderson.