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Donald W. Jensen

February 27, 1928 — March 17, 2023

Donald W. Jensen went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 17, 2023.  A memorial service will be at Central Baptist Church in Sioux City on Saturday, March 25 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior.  

Donald was born on February 27, 1928, in Centerville, S.D.  He attended the Sioux City Public Schools graduating from Central High School in 1946.  He served in the United States Medical Corp and was discharged in 1947.  He married Mildred Fish on December 11, 1948.  They were married for 74 years.

Donald taught Vocational Graphic Arts in the Sioux City School System for 50 years retiring in 1997.  Donald was a member of Central Baptist Church.  He taught all ages in Sunday School for 46 years.

Donald is survived by his wife, Mildred; five children: Linda (Gary) Olsen, Connie (Gary) Hoklin, Donna (Terry) Cherry, Greg (Miriam) Jensen, and Doug (Lisa) Jensen. He has 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, one niece and a grand niece.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Lars Jensen and Alma Jensen-Merritt; a brother and his wife, Vincent and Irene Jensen; step-dad Gerald Merritt; daughter Susan Jensen; twin granddaughters Jessica and Anastasia Cherry; grandson Jason Olsen, great-grandson Michael Kunze and great-grandson Henry Oliver.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Central Baptist Missionary Fund.

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