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Age 89, passed away on February 2 at Waverly Gardens in North Oaks Harold was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Danish immigrant parents on July 19, 1924. He grew up in Minneapolis and met the love of his life, Marjorie Vickland, in 1942. Harold began his military service in 1943, serving with the
Air Corps in Italy. Upon his return he and Marjorie married in 1946 and began their 67-year partnership raising five children at their home in Robbinsdale. Harold worked the evening shift at Northwestern National Life Insurance Co. while he studied finance and business at the
University of Minnesota
. After graduation, he began a long career with Northwestern National Bank, (later Norwest) working in various departments and locations before being elected President of Camden Northwestern Bank in 1969. A man of deep and lasting faith, Harold shared his love of God by helping others, often in quiet and discreet ways. After retiring in 1983, He and Marjorie enjoyed traveling, golfing, cross-country skiing, studying at Elderhostel, spending time at their cabin and enjoying their children and grandchildren. Although he was a banker by trade, Harold was also a skilled craftsman who shared his talents helping family members and friends with various projects. He especially enjoyed building furniture in his workshop at the cabin. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Chris and Mary Jensen, his sister Alice, his son Richard and recently his wife Marjorie. He is survived by children Karen Carroll (Dave), Priscilla LaBerge (Mike), Marcia Jensen (Steve Goranson), Roland Jensen (Connie), grandchildren Ian, Ben, Justin, Sara, Allison, Jenessa, Emily, Hannah, Claire, and great-grandchildren Kaylee, Harrison, Nathan and Glenn. The family wishes to thank the staff at Waverly Gardens for their loving care and support. Service will be held at Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Chapel at 5125 W. Broadway, Crystal, MN (763-533-8643) on Monday, February 10, visitation at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m. Memorials preferred to The Salvation Army.
Published in Pioneer Press from Feb. 6 to Feb. 9, 2014
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