Icil Marguerite (Murphy) Jensen (1930 - 2017)


WINTHROP – Icil Marguerite Murphy Jensen, 87, of Winthrop, entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at University Hospitals in Iowa City.
Icil Marguerite Murphy was born April 26, 1930 at Rowley, Iowa, the daughter of James Edward and Margaret Kidd Murphy.
Icil was united in marriage to John Jensen on April 29, 1948 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Independence. To this union were born three daughters: Pamela, Linda, and Joan.
Icil was preceded in death by her parents; her husband John in 2001; her daughter Linda; three sisters: Verna Blatchford, Donna Bonnardin, and Ruth Bird; two brothers James Raymond Murphy and Bernard Bud Murphy.
Survivors include her daughters: Pam Jensen of Independence and Joan Cook of Canyon, Texas; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, at Mount Hope Cemetery in Independence. A celebration of life gathering will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 5 until 7 p.m., at Fawcett Funeral Home in Winthrop.
The Fawcett Funeral Home and cremation services of Winthrop is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from June 20 to June 24, 2017