James R. Jensen

James R. Jensen

Age 90 of Lakeville, passed away peacefully at his home in Highview Hills on October 11, 2013. Jim grew up on the family farm near Orchard Lake. He farmed in Farmington until 1990 when he then moved to Lakeville. Jim retired from the Lakeville Police Dept. in 1986 after 30 years, he then was honored by the naming of the James Jensen Park in Lakeville. After his retirement Jim enjoyed several winters in AZ. He is preceded in death in 2004 by his wife of 58 years, Ruth (Mahowald); his Danish parents, Axel and Alma (Christensen) Jensen and brother, Bob Jensen. He is survived by his loving daughter, Kristine (James) Smith; grandchildren Dominic DJ (Shalene) and Victoria Smith; siblings, Vern (Tonete) Jensen and Camilla (Stanton) Lilly and sister-in-law, Bernice Jensen; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the All Saints Catholic Church, 19795 Holyoke Ave. Lakeville with visitation on Tuesday (10/15) from 5-8 PM at the White Funeral Home, 20134 Kenwood Tr., (Co. Rd. 50) Lakeville, MN 55044 (952 469 2723) and 1 hr. prior to Mass at church. Interment, All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials will be donated to the Lakeville Police Chaplaincy Service or donors choice.
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