Kathryn Viola Jensen, 92
Kathryn V. Jensen, formerly of Birnamwood, donned her angel wings on January 26, 2018 to be reunited with her husband Roger, the love of her life.
She was born on October 7, 1925 in Winter, WI, the daughter of the late Herbert and Grace (VanAlstine) Whiting.
On March 29, 1947, Kathryn was united in marriage to Roger Jensen at Zion Lutheran Church, Eland. He preceded her in death on January 15, 2006.
Kathryn graduated from the Business Institute of Milwaukee as an accountant. She worked at Davis and Thompson in Milwaukee until the couple moved to Eland where she worked for Consolidated Badger in Wittenberg. Kathryn was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Birnamwood and it’s Ladies Aid. She was a meticulous homemaker, avid gardener and an astute writer. Kathryn enjoyed family get-togethers at Mayflower lake and cross word puzzles.
Survivors include five children, Dennis (Anna) Jensen of Florida, Donald (Debbie) Jensen of Iowa, Marilyn Kaufman and Alan Jensen both of Florida and Jim (Kathy) Jensen of Ringle; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and siblings, Johnny, Rachel, Sharon, Helen, Lynn, Stanley and Lyle.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, parents and siblings, Phyllis, Joyce, Louella and Myron.
The funeral service will be held at 12NOON on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Birnamwood. Rev. Matthew Christians will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Birnamwood. Visitation will be on Thursday from 11AM until the time of service at the church.
The family would especially like to thank the staff at Cedar Ridge Elder Care, Rennes, and Ministry Hospice for the special care given to Kathryn.