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David Jensen

David Jensen

David Theodore Jensen, 72, of Detroit Lakes, MN, passed away onThursday, April 3, 2014.

Dave grew up in Fargo, ND and graduated from Fargo Central High School. After graduation, Dave enlisted in the Navy and was stationed at Moffett Federal Airfield in Sunnyvale, CA. He then attended North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND. Post-graduation, Dave worked as an engineer for US West Communications until his retirement in 1992.

Dave had an affinity for motorcycles, filling his garage and, on occasion, his living room, with various motorcycle parts. He also loved fishing, deer hunting, hill climbs, and carving crazy pumpkins with his family. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Dave is survived by his wife Sharon Jensen of Detroit Lakes, MN, two sons Corey Jensen of Davenport, ND, and Scott Jensen of Loveland, CO, two daughters Dolly Jensen of Independence, OR and Tedi Jensen of Loveland, CO, and nephew Joel Stewart (Robin) of Suffolk, VA.

He is also survived by five grandchildren (Ryan, Samantha, Nicholas, Audrey, and Emma), two great grandchildren (Rylan and Sebastian), and one grandnephew (Jake), along with many loving extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Theodore Jensen and Hazel Braaten, his stepfather Stanley Braaten, his sister Darlene Stewart, and his son Mark Jensen.

Services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church on Franklin Lake, 24876 Franklin Lake Road, Pelican Rapids, MN.