DeKALB – Terry B. Jensen, 65, of DeKalb, Ill., formerly of Rhinelander, Wis., died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. |
He was born June 4, 1947, in Merrill, Wis., the son of William C. Jensen and Mildred A. Dales.
Terry graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1965 where he was an avid wrestler. He was a painter at Rhinelander Paper Mill, Swetts Painting in Rhinelander and Omni Paint in Wausau before retiring in 2009. He lived his entire life in Wisconsin before recently moving to DeKalb. Terry loved riding motorcycles, traveling to Florida and he loved baseball, especially the New York Yankees. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren.
The family would like to thank DeKalb County Hospice for all their love and care.
Survivors include sons, Travis (Jutona) Jensen and Chuck Jensen, both of DeKalb; grandchildren, Jesse and Ava Jensen of DeKalb and Teli and Devon Jensen of Roscoe; sister, Cheryl Berst of Westin, Wis.; brothers, Doug (Jean) Jensen of Tomahawk, Wis., and Gregg Jensen of Friendship, Wis.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William "Cool Bill" Jensen.
A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Sammy Jr's in Rhinelander.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of the funeral home to be established at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Ronan-Moore-Finch Funeral Home, 310 Oak St., DeKalb, IL 60115. To send an online condolence, visit www.RonanMooreFinch.com; 815-758-3841.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Nov. 15, 2012