Obituary Record

Jens Peter Jensen
Died on 1/9/1952
Buried in Lincoln Cemetery

Jensen, Jens Peter 1/9/1952

Note: this death date is on his California death index in the National Archives, and correlates with the January 17, 1952 date of the newspaper

Printed in the Jan. 17, 1952 Pilot-Tribune, Blair, Nebraska

Note: veteran, WWI

Blacksmith Buried Here

Jens Peter Jensen, 68, ex-Blairite, Died in California Wednesday

Jens Peter Jensen, 68, former Blair and Orum resident, died last Wednesday in Los Angeles.

The body was returned to Blair and services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Bendorf Funeral Home. The Rev. Glenn Emmert of Herman officiated and burial followed in the Orum Cemetery. Members of the Odd Fellows Lodge had charge of graveside rituals. Pallbearers were James Skinner, Waldo Shamburg, Chris Korshoj, Ted Swanson, Martin Larsen and Gunnar Pearson.

A former blacksmith who once resided at Orum, Mr. Jensen is survived by his wife, Cretia; a daughter, Mrs. William Skinner (Claire) of Herman; two grandchildren; also one sister, Mrs. Caroline Pratt of Topeka, Kan.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

FindaGrave memorial # 96954756

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 1/17/1952