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Mary Phyllis Roberta Miller Jensen

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Mary Phyllis Roberta Miller Jensen Obituary
Mary Phyllis Roberta Miller Jensen, passed away, at the Hospice House in Idaho Falls, Saturday, February 6th, 2016.
Phyllis was born December 8th, 1920 in Raymond, Alberta, Canada, the 6th child of Isaac Bliss and Martha Liddell Roberts. At age 6 weeks, her mother passed away and her father gave her to an Aunt and Uncle to raise in St. Anthony, Idaho. They were Alma Ernest and Mary Liddell Miller. She attended school from 1st grade through High School at St. Anthony, Idaho.
On September 17, 1940, she married Leonard Elmer Jensen in the Logan LDS Temple. She worked with her husband at Jensen Chevrolet for 31 years in Driggs, Idaho. He passed away, October 13, 1993. To this union Lenis Jensen, Ernest M. Jensen and Barbara LaRae Jensen Neville were born.
She is a member of the LDS Church. In February 1980 she and her husband were called as ordinance workers in the Idaho Falls Temple where Leonard served as a sealer until his death. Phyllis stayed on until her health failed some in February 1994. She enjoyed crocheting, reading scriptures and raising her children.
She is survived by a daughter Barbara LaRae (Stan) Neville of Hamer, Idaho a son Ernest M. (Elaine) Jensen of Idaho Falls. There are 15 grandchildren and 50 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four sisters, 2 brothers and one daughter Lenis.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 West Main Street, Rigby, Idaho. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Annis Little Butte Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com. The family will appreciate contributions to the Hospice of Eastern Idaho in memory of Phyllis.
Published in The Morning News on Feb. 11, 2016
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