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Barbara Jensen


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Jensen, Barbara

Barbara L. Jensen, age 76, of Nekoosa died Saturday July 1, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday July 8, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa. Rev. John Swing will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at ritchayfuneralhome.com.

Barbara was born November 9, 1940, in Wausau to Anton and Arlene (Nelson) Malak. She married Eugene Jensen on July 30, 1960, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wausau. She was employed as a program assistant at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point for 33 years, retiring April 1, 2001.

Barbara was a member of Professional Secretaries International and various Homemakers groups. She enjoyed cake decorating, sewing, quilting, cooking and baking. Most of all she loved time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Eugene Jensen of Nekoosa; two children Vickie (George "Dick") Buchanan of Wisconsin Rapids and David (Renee) Jensen of Wisconsin Rapids; three grandchildren Richard (Stacie) Buchanan of Superior and Jessica and Tyler Jensen both of Wisconsin Rapids; two sisters Janet (Yulan) Jensen of Wisconsin Rapids and Kathleen "Kay" (Gary Swartz) of Appleton and one brother William (Marsha) Malak of Eugene, OR.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Anton Malak and Arlen Malak Urmanski and her grandparents.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on July 4, 2017
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