James Kenneth "Ken" Jensen

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James Kenneth "Ken" Jensen

AGE: 88 • Schenectady, NY

James Kenneth "Ken" Jensen, 88, of Schenectady, NY, formerly of Bedminster, NJ, peacefully passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 from renal failure. Born in the Bronx, Ken and his wife of 57 years, Enid, raised their family in Plainfield, NJ and Scotch Pains, NJ. Upon retirement from Western Electric and a move to Bedminster NJ, they traveled extensively throughout the United States and nearly every continent. In 2007, Ken moved to Schenectady NY where he met many wonderful friends.

Predeceased by his wife, Enid in 2005, survivors include his children, Barbara Lee Jensen of Clifton Park, NY, and James Kenneth Jensen, III of Virginia Beach, VA; granddaughters, Jessica Jensen and Melissa Jensen; great-grandson, Jaxton McNicholas; nieces, Carol Friday, Ruth Reardon and Nancy Griffin, and sister-in-law, Sallee Friday.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 from 8:30am until 9:30 am at the Bailey Funeral Home, 176 Main St., Peapack, NJ, followed by a funeral service at 10:00am at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Gladstone. Interment Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, NJ. The family expresses deep gratitude to Community Hospice of Schenectady, and the Kingsway Arms Nursing Center team for their care, compassion and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the , or the . For complete obit go to www.baileyfuneralhomes.com

Published in Courier News on Jan. 25, 2013
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