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Geneva A. Jensen - 7511/11/1940 - 10/3/2016
Geneva A. Jensen, 75, of Walnut, died Monday morning, October 3, 2016 at her home.
Born November 11, 1940 in Taylorville, she was a daughter of Orville and Sarah (Clark) Grant. She attended grade school in Edinburg, Il and graduate from Ohio High School. She married Willard “Bill” Jensen on July 8, 1967 in Walnut. He preceded her in death on April 12, 2007. She had worked at Harper-Wyman in Princeton; Walnut Manor Nursing Home; Empire Level Co; Walmart in Sterling and transferring to Princeton where she retired. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Walnut. She had served as a past Cub Scout Den mother in Sheffield and Walnut. She was a member of the Sterling Women of the Moose and Chairwomen of Mooseheart for 2 years and a past member of the Walnut Chamber of Commerece.
Survivors include her sons: Douglas (Brenda) Jensen of Bureau and Willard “Bill “ (Linda) Jensen of New Bewdford; daughters: Dixi Hill of Walnut and Donna (Kevin) Scanlan of Tampico; sisters, Doris (Gene) Maxedon, Gladys Hanson, and Maxine Hughes; brothers, Fred (Julia) Grant and Clarence (Mary) Grant; and 7 grandchildren: Austin (Katie), Natasha, Savanah, Cody, Evan (Katelynn), Riley, Caden.
Geneva was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson Chad Alan Hill; four sisters: Mary Dyer, Laverne Simpson, Barbara Quickle and Alberta Willis; a brother Steve Grant.
A gathering of friends and family will take place on Wednesday October 5, 2016 from 10 – 11 AM at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. A memorial service will follow at 11 AM at the funeral home with the Reverend Thomas Shaw, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Walnut officiating. Burial will conclude at Walnut Cemetery.
Gathering of FriendsGarland Funeral Home Walnut, Illinois Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Memorial Service:Garland Funeral Home Walnut, Illinois Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:00 A.M. View Geneva A. Jensen's Guestbook
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