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Lila Lorraine Jensen

June 21, 1933 January 20, 2020
Lila Lorraine Jensen
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Obituary for Lila Lorraine Jensen

Lila Jensen, age 86, of Hubbard, IA, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 at Hubbard Care Center.
Lila Lorraine (Dixon) Jensen was born in Denison, Iowa, on June 21, 1933, the daughter of the late Vernon and Kathryn (Bernhard) Dixon. She was baptized as an infant and confirmed both at the Zion Lutheran Church in Denison Iowa. She graduated from Denison High School in 1951.
On June 15th, 1952 she was united in marriage to Nels “Bud” Jensen, who preceded her in death on August 20, 1983. She and Nels began their married lives farming in Schaller, Iowa. After Schaller, they moved to Wichita, Kansas where Bud worked for Boeing. In 1958 they moved to Hubbard, where she has resided for the past 62 years.
Lila was long time active member in her church, where she was a regular volunteer. For much of her married life, she and Bud owned and operated Jensen Tractor Repair Shop. After selling the business, she worked at Dodger Manufacturing in Eldora, Iowa for 15 years until retiring in 1993.
She enjoyed reading, word puzzles and playing cards. She spent her time with her grandchildren playing games especially Yahtzee and Life.
She is survived by: three children and their spouses Sue (Jerry) Kramer of Eldora, Iowa, Greg (Kari Wolf) Jensen of Springfield, Illinois, and Dan (Kristy) Jensen of Waukee, Iowa; grandchildren Tony (Michelle) Sly, Jason (Amanda) Kramer, Alishia (Jason) Kopp, Anita (Nick) LaVelle, Chris Jensen, Cortney (Chris) Penick, Katie (Lucas) Bostrom, Grant (fiancé Laken Beister) Jensen; fifteen great-grandchildren; a brother Rich (Nancy) Dixon and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Nels, and granddaughter Marissa Kramer, and siblings Deloris Dixon, Lois Dixon, Charles Dixon, Marv Dixon and Laverne Randolph.


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9:00 AM 1/24/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 1/24/2020 10:00:00 AM
Zion United Church of Christ

201 Chestnut St
PO Box 368
Hubbard, IA 50122

Zion United Church of Christ
201 Chestnut St Hubbard 50122 IA
United States

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24

Jan

10:30 AM 1/24/2020 10:30:00 AM
Zion United Church of Christ

201 Chestnut St
PO Box 368
Hubbard, IA 50122

Zion United Church of Christ
201 Chestnut St Hubbard 50122 IA
United States

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Location

Hubbard Cemetery Final Resting Place

S Wisconsin St
Hubbard, IA 50122

S Wisconsin St Hubbard 50122 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hubbard Care Center

403 S State St,
PO Box 667
Hubbard,, IA 50122
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