William L. "Lennie" Jensen passed away in his sleep on Nov. 23, 2013, in Alamogordo. Lennie was born Oct. 31, 1956, in Williams, Ariz., to Howard and June Jensen.
Lennie retired from the United States Air Force in 2001 after proudly serving 25 years. His tours of duty took him to Germany, England, Korea and Utah, finally settling in New Mexico. He then worked for 10 years for the Home Depot making many lifelong friends.
Lennie's greatest joy in life was raising his sons, being with friends and family, and - most of all - being with his wife, Patti.
He is preceded in death by his father Howard, his grandparents and his father-in-law Carl Goodman, Sr.
Lennie is survived by his wife, Pattie; sons Andrew and Steven, his spare son Eric, his mother June, his brother Bryan, sister Susan, his mother-in-law, three sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Everyone who knew Lennie knew how much he loved his animals, especially Shaggy, Scooby and Katja.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Animal Village, 7240 Highway 54-70, Alamogordo, NM 88310.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel.
The Jensen family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation has taken place at PCS.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.