Carrie Renee Jensen (1917 - 2011)

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Funeral services for Carrie R. Jensen, 93, were conducted by Mrs. Barbara Christensen on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 2:30 p.m., at the Ebenezer Lutheran Church west of Audubon. Interment was in the Ebenezer Lutheran Cemetery. The casket bearers were Ron Nielsen, Norlan Rasmussen, Marvin Rasmussen, Vern Meyer, Norman Nissen, and George Sorensen. The Kessler Funeral Home in Audubon was in charge of the arrangements.
Carrie Renee Jensen, the daughter of Otto and Elsie Schmidt Jensen, was born Sept. 26, 1917, in her parents' home in Douglas Township, Audubon County, and died July 11, 2011, at the Friendship Home in Audubon, at the age of 93 years, 9 months and 15 days.
Carrie was baptized and confirmed at the Ebenezer Lutheran Church where she was a life-long member. She attended rural school in Audubon County and Audubon High School. Carrie spent her adult life living and working in Audubon. Prior to her retirement in 1986 she was employed at the Audubon County Memorial Hospital.
Carrie was active in her church where she served many years as a Sunday school teacher. She also enjoyed archiving family records and photos and working word puzzles. She had resided at the Friendship Home since 1987.
Carrie was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Evelyn Nielsen, and her niece Mary Ann Miller.
Survivors include her sister Ruby and husband Harry Rasmussen of Audubon; her brother-in-law Raymond Nielsen of Audubon; her nieces and nephews: Shirley and husband Vern Meyer of Springfield, Mo., Ron and wife Donna Nielsen of Hamlin, Sheryl Burmaster of Golden Valley, Minn., Norlan and wife Lois Rasmussen of Audubon, and Marvin and wife Beth Rasmussen of Jefferson; grand-nieces, grand-nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family prefers memorials to the Ebenezer Lutheran Church or the .
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from July 26 to July 30, 2011
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