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David P. Jensen Sr.

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David P. Jensen, Sr.

Dave Jensen, age 86, was called by Our Lord on January 31, 2016. Known by many as "Pop", he lived all his life in New Castle, DE, where in his early years he piloted the New Castle-Pennsville Ferry.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lars and Grace Jensen; and siblings, Lars, Jr., Dorothy, Gladys, Mary, Otto, Charles and Robert.

He is survived by the love of his life and wife of almost 66 years, Eva Wegrzynowski Jensen; son, Dave (Sissie) Jensen, Jr.; grandchildren, Kate Jensen, Coby (Tara) Jensen, David (Katie ) Talbert and Christi (Jeremy) Barnes; and great grandchildren, Parker, Caleigh, Eva and Cole. He is also survived by sisters, Edith and Ruth Ann; and a host of nieces and nephews that he loved so much.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720 from 10-11am on Friday, February 5, 2016 with the service immediately following at 11am. Presiding at the service will be nephew, Reverend Charles Jensen, grandson, Reverend David Talbert and Deacon Patrick Johnson. Burial will be in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the .

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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 3 to Feb. 5, 2016
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