Paul A. Jensen
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Professor Paul A. Jensen Professor Paul A. Jensen passed away peacefully on April 4, 2011. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to Allen and Eleanor Jensen on August 27, 1936. He will join his parents as he leaves his brothers Dave, Jim and a sister Marie. He also leaves his wife Margaret and their four children, Allen with his wife Jenny, Nathan with his wife Cassandra, Deborah with her husband John Carver, Ruth with her husband Jason Gray. There are also nine beautiful grandchildren, Ashley, Joshua, Ben, Mason, Tristan, Justin, Zachary, Zoe, and Julia. Paul was retired from the Mechanical Engineering Department of The University of Texas where he served in many capacities. He really enjoyed teaching and encouraging students to learn. Paul was a member of First English Lutheran Church where he has served as treasurer, on the church council, on the board of the Day Care Center, and the board of Micah 6. A memorial service will be held at First English Lutheran Church on Saturday, April 9th at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts can be given to Micah 6 or your favorite charity.

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Published in Austin American-Statesman on Apr. 6, 2011.
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April 11, 2011
I am so sorry to hear about Paul. He was a wonderful leader in our congregation. I admired his ability to calmly explain his opinion on issues. I found him to be open minded yet not afraid to express his views. I feel lucky to have known him so many years. My prayers are with Margaret and the family.

Terry Porter
April 8, 2011
Margaret and Family,

I am so saddened to hear of Paul's passing. I enjoyed visiting with him in your home when Margaret was helping me with Volunteer work and also at Engineering Events. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jane Chenevert
Jane Chenevert
April 8, 2011
Prof. Jensen was an inspiration in and out of the classroom. One of my favorite UT professors. Unselfishly helped me (any time I called him!) as I developed materials for my classes at St. Mary's University. I still use some Paul's old (sometimes unsolvable) formulation problems in my classes.

Before taking his class, I never thought Network Flow Programming would be so much fun!

What a good man he was!

With my love and prayers
Rafael Moras PhD, UT '86
April 8, 2011
I'm proud of my Father and I am inspired to be a good a man as he.
Nathaniel Jensen
April 6, 2011
He was a rare jewel. A magnificent warm, heart connected to a fiercely keen mind.
I’ll think of him often with love.
Leigh Ann Montgomery, Ph.D.
April 6, 2011
Most sincere condolences,
George and Kaye Abikhaled
April 6, 2011
Love & Prayers to all the Jensen Family

Ann E Terrill-Scholte
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