Marilyn M. Jensen, age 83, of Plato, Minnesota, passed away with her husband Jim at her side on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at GlenFields Living With Care in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Private Family Graveside Service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Cemetery in Plato, Minnesota.
Marilyn Marlys Jensen was born June 16, 1939, to Harold and Lorna (Grenke) Pollmann on the family farm in Rich Valley Township. She graduated from Glencoe High School, with the class of 1957.
Marilyn was united in marriage to James J. Jensen on October 24, 1958, at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe. After marriage, the couple farmed in Helen Township. They were blessed with three children James, Janell, and Jolene.
In addition to farming, Marilyn worked for many years as a receptionist at the Glencoe Medical Clinic where she was a familiar smiling face to many.
Marilyn was an active member of St Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato serving as a Sunday School teacher, children’s choir leader, Women’s Guild member, and adult choir member. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, gardening, traveling, and camping trips with her husband Jim. She cherished time with her extended family and in particular with her children and grandchildren.
Marilyn passed away with her husband, Jim at her side on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at GlenFields Living With Care in Glencoe, Minnesota at the age of 83 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Marilyn is survived by her husband, Jim, of 64 years; son, Jim (Laura) Jensen; daughters, Janell (David) Knudsen and Jolene (Rick) Durant; grandchildren, Sarah Jensen, Matt Jensen, and Carlie Knudsen; sisters, Shirley Kremer and Sandy Templin.
Shirley Kremer says
To Marilyn’s family,
Great picture you posted–that’s the way I will remember her in better days.
Jim, you have been a devoted husband caring for her and going to see her every day.
She can now Rest in Peace
Love to all, sister Shirley
JUNE GRIMM says
Jim and family: I have fun memories working with Marilyn at the clinic. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Heaven has gained a beautiful Angel.
LLOYD H. ALLEN says
Jim and Family— I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.