Obituary Record

Carolina (Griep) Jensen/Jenson
Died on 2/21/1935
Buried in Arlington Cemetery

Since the exact death date was not recorded, the date of a newspaper article was used.

Three newspaper articles. Note that her surname is spelled differently in some articles.

(Typed as printed in the newspaper.)

# 1 - - Published in Arlington Review Herald, February 21, 1935

MRS. GUST JENSON

Pneumonia was fatal Wednesday morning when it claimed Mrs. Gust Jenson, 78, a resident of Arlington for thirty years.

Caroline Griep was born in Sweden, July 16, 1857. She was united in marriage to Gust Jenson on May 3, 1883 in Sweden and to this union was born seven children, all living and as follows: Edwin G. of Roseville, California; John G. of Herman; Fred W. of Loveland, Ohio; Mrs. Jess Laughlin of Tekamah; Carl G. of Arlington; Mrs. Oscar Anderson of Arlington; and Albert J. of Oakland. Twenty grandchildren also survive the deceased. Her husband passed away on August 18, 1930.

She was confirmed in the Swedish Lutheran Church at the age of 15 years. Mrs. Jenson came with her husband to Washington County, Nebraska, on July 25, 1888, and engaged in farming until in March, 1904, when they moved to Arlington and made their home until the end.

Mrs. Jenson had always stood for the right and taught her family the meaning of truth, justice and mercy. A kind and loving wife and mother who will be greatly missed and mourned by her children.

Some day, when fades the golden sun, Beneath the rosy tinted west; My blessed Lord will say, Well done ! And I shall enter into rest. –Fanny Crosby

Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Rasmussen will be in charge assisted by Rev. McClannahan of Tekamah Union Church. Pall bearers chosen are J.A. Peterson, Roy R. Peterson, W.E. Autrim, Wm. Kruger, Louis Sorensen and Chet Menking. Mrs. Cora Hammang, Mrs. Chet Menking and Josephine Swihart in charge of the flowers. Mrs. Alvin Anderson and Miss Lucy Lawson wil sing a duet. A quartette composed of W. A. Reckmeyer, J. Q. Wallingford, Mrs. Alvin Anderson and Miss Lucy Lawson will sing “Saved by Grace,” and “In the Sweet Bye and Bye.”

# 2 - - from The Enterprise, February 28, 1935

MRS. GUST JENSEN PASSES AWAY

Mrs. Gust Jenson, age 77 years, died at her home in Arlington early Wednesday morning following an illness of several weeks.

Mrs. Jenson, as Caroline Grip, was born on July 16, 1857, in Sweden,. At the age of 15 years she was confirmed in the Swedish Lutheran Church and on May 3, 1888, she was married to Gust Jenson. For the past thirty years they have lived in Arlington. Since the death of Mr. Jenson on August 18, 1930, Mrs. Jenson had continued to live alone.

Funeral services will be held in Arlington Friday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ralph P. Rasmussen in charge assisted by Rev. McClannahan of Tekamah.

Five sons and two daughters, Edwin G of California; John G of Herman; Fred W of Loveland, Colo; Carl G of Arlington; Albert J of Oakland; Mrs. Jess Laughlin; and Mrs. Oscar Anderson of Arlington.

# 3 - - Pilot-Tribune, February 28, 1935

MRS. GUST JENSON IS BURIED FRIDAY

ILLNESS FATAL LAST WEDNESDAY TO ARLINGTON WOMAN, AGED 77

Mrs. Gust Jenson, 77 of Arlington, who succumbed at her home early last Wednesday morning following an illness of several weeks, was buried there Friday after services at the Methodist Church of that town. Rev. Ralph P. Rasmussen was in charge of the rites assisted by Rev. McClannahan of Tekamah.

Mrs. Jenson, as Caroline Grip, was born in Sweden, July 16, 1857. When 5 years old she was confirmed in the Swedish Lutheran Church. She was married to Gust Jenson on March 3, 1883. They came to this county in 1888.

For over a quarter of a century they had lived in Arlington. Since the death of Mr. Jenson, Ausut 18, 1930, she had lived alone.

Surviving are five sons, Edwin of California; John of Herman; Fred of Loveland, Colorado; Carl of Arlington; Albert of Oakland; and two daughters, Mrs. Jess McLaughlin and mrs. Oscar Anderson of Arlington.

# 4 - - Arlington Review Herald, February 28, 1935

CARD OF THANKS -- We desire in this way to thank the many friends and neighbors for their assistance and words of condolence during the illness and after the death of our beloved mother, Mrs. Carolina Jensen. Also for the beautiful flowers and the special music by the singers. The Children.

(The above articles were typed as printed in the newspaper. Some variations in spellings and facts occur.)

Printed in the Arlington Review-Herald on 2/21/1935


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