Lenora Lucille Jensen (1924 - 2015)

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Funeral Services for Lenora L. Jensen, 82, were held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the First Presbyterian Church in Manning. Pastor Rikki Sorensen officiating. Casket bearers were Jamey Hinners, John Pea, Claus Bunz, Andrew Jensen, Alex O'Brien and Ryan Binkowski-Burk. Interment was in the Manning Cemetery in Manning. Ohde Funeral Home in Manning was in charge of the arrangements.
Lenora Lucille Jensen, daughter of Charles Frederick Jensen and Rose Magdalena (Johannsen) Hintz Jensen, was born Sept, 16, 1924 in Denison. She graduated from Denison High School in 1942 and started working for E. A. Raun, an attorney there.
   On Aug. 17, 1946 Lenora was united in marriage with Glen Jensen. They moved to Manning and were the parents of two children. Lenora worked as a legal secretary for various lawyers over the years. However, in 1972 she returned to full time employment with Hansen and Bunz Law Firm in Manning. Lenora retired in 2006 at the age of 82 years. She had been involved with the preparation of income tax returns for over sixty years. Lenora was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Manning and was a long-time choir member. She was also a member of P.E.O. and American Legion Auxiliary. In her spare time she thoroughly enjoyed playing bridge and volunteering at the Hausbarn/Heritage Park in Manning.
   After a short illness, Lenora died on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Manning Regional Healthcare Center at the age of 90 years, 6 months and 6 days.
   Preceding her in death are her parents; husband Glen Jensen in 2008; half-brothers and sisters Hedwig Pautsch, Lucinda Jensen, Edna Jensen, Harold Jensen, Irene Hintz, Earl Hintz, Leona Wight and Vern Hintz.
   Lenora is survived by her son Tom Jensen (Allana) of Grapevine, Texas; daughter Anne Burk of Woodbury, Minn.; grandson Ryan Binkowski-Burk (Aleah) of Portland, Ore.; grandson Andrew Jensen at Iowa State University, Ames; step-grandson Alex O'Brien (Luisana) of The Colony, Texas; two great-grandsons and one step-great-grandson; niece LaNette Davis of Detroit, Mich.; Glen's sisters Phyllis Campbell of Minneapolis, Minn., and Janice Ferry of Schleswig; other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made in Lenora's name to: Hausbarn/Heritage Park, First Presbyterian Church in Manning, or the P.E.O. Foundation (www.peointernational.org)--to support scholarships for educating women.
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Ohde Funeral Home
108 First Street
Manning, IA 51455
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Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Apr. 3 to Apr. 10, 2015