KIRSTEN S. JENSEN, 35 PHOENIX, Ariz. - Kirsten S. Jensen, 35, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, due to complications from Leukemia after a 2 1/2 year battle. She was born on November 24, 1977, in Rockford, IL. daughter of Dan and Barb (Goryl) Jensen. She was a grad-uate of Jefferson high school, Class of 1995, and Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in business. She worked for American Group in Chandler, AZ. Kirsten loved the Chicago Cubs and Bears. Survived by her parents, Dan and Barb; sister, Julie Jensen of Chicago; many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Ralph and Wauneta Jensen; maternal grandparents, Stanley and Dorothy Goryl; cousin, Randy Jensen and uncle, Joseph Rodriguez. Kirsten will forever be in our hearts. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2013, at St. Rita Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Drive, Rockford, with Father John Evans officiating. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, November 17, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Rd., Rockford, and from 10 a.m. until time of Mass on Monday at the church. Memorial donations may be made to the family for a fund to be established. To express condolences online, please visit www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2013