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Carolyn Rudy Jensen

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Carolyn Rudy Jensen Obituary
Jensen Carolyn Rudy Jensen was born February 21, 1940 in Columbus to the late Robert Sale and Lois Arthur Rudy. She was the youngest of five children. Carolyn died under the care of Kobacker House on February 25, 2013. Raised in Grandview, she graduated from Grandview HS, in 1957. She went on to graduate from The Ohio State University in 1964 with a BSBA from the Fisher College of Business (then College of Commerce) and with an MA from OSU's College of Education in 1984. She worked as an Academic Advisor in OSU's University College, from 1985 to 2002. An avid reader, writer and swimmer, Carolyn enjoyed visiting art museums, listening to classical music and traveling through the United States and Europe. She was an avid collector of Christmas ornaments and decorations and of antique ceramics and glass. She and her husband were members of the Early American Pattern Glass Society, Transferware Collectors Club and other antique collector's organizations. A Docent with the Columbus Museum of Art from 2003 to 2013, Carolyn was a board member of the Grandview Alumni Association from 2007 to 2013. Carolyn is survived her loving husband of 45 years, Daniel L. Jensen; son, Christian B. Jensen; brother, Dr. David Rudy and his wife, Rose Mary; brother, Theodore Rudy and his wife, Ellen; and by many nieces and nephews who knew her as 'Aunt Sis'. She is preceded in death by her brothers John and James Rudy. Her life will be honored with a Memorial Service, to be held at 12Noon Saturday, March 16, 2013 at First Community Church (main sanctuary), 1320 Cambridge Blvd., Columbus 43212. Private interment will be held at Union Cemetery. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus. Memorial contributions in Carolyn's memory may be made to CMA Annual Fund, Attn.: Development Office, Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus 43215 or to Kobacker House, in care of Ohio Health Foundation, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus 43215. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a memory, picture, or express condolences to her family.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2013
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