Nevada - Madelene Jean "Sally" Jensen, 89 of Nevada, died Thursday, April 29, 2021, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.
Sally was born October 31, 1931, in Ontario, IA the daughter of Thomas Earl and Ione (Richardson) Allen. She graduated from Napier High School in 1949 and was united in marriage to Ivan Dale Jensen on February 12, 1951, at Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada.
Sally was a member of Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada. She spent over 65 years in the same house on their farm near Nevada. Sally always enjoyed attending the Shipley Alumni Banquet and spending winters in Mission, TX. She loved music, a trip to the mall to shop and dining out.
Sally is survived by her children: Marty (Spencer) Stigall, Don Jensen and Ron (Arlene) Jensen; her grandchildren: Eric (Pam) Jensen, Andrew Stigall, Jenna Jensen, and Alexandrea (Kenneth) Smith; and her great-grandchildren: Caleb, Olivia, Chloe, Adyson, and Blaine. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ivan in 2016; her grandson, Jared Jensen; her brothers, Bruce Williams, and Ralph Allen; and her sisters, Grace Sikkema and June Malm.
A visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday, May 2 at Rasmusson-Ryan Funeral Home (1418 Fawcett Pkwy) in Nevada. Private inurnment will be at the Nevada Municipal Cemetery in Nevada.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nevada FFA Chapter in memory of Sally.
Rasmusson-Ryan Funeral Home in Nevada is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.rasmussonfh.com
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Published by Ames Tribune from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2021.