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“Max & Marlene, Gary & Becky and the rest of the family: Our sincere sympathies in the loss of your Father. We are sure he will be missed. Pat &...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Pat & Donnie Johnson - Albert Lea, MN

“I had the great honor of meeting Oscar two years ago when I visited Albert Lea for the first time. My Mom, Elvera Jensen, was born there and I...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Allison Huerta - Flagstaff, AZ

“May he rest in peace. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Lory, Tyler, Chelsea Petersen

“Gary & Becky, we know how special your dad was. Our sympathy to you and your entire family during this time. We will pray for you and them as you...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Bill Wagner - Marion, IA

Oscar Jensen, age 97 went to be with the Lord August 6, 2011. Visitation will be held 4-7p.m.Thursday, August 11, 2011 at Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at Clarks Grove Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove. Oscar was born May 12, 1914 on a farm in Bancroft Township in Freeborn County. Oscar was the son of Iner and Marie Jensen. When he was five years old his family moved to Denmark and returned to the United States when he was nine years old. Oscar met Berneice (Fredrickson) at the Clarks Grove Creamery where Oscar worked. They were united in marriage at Clarks Grove Baptist Church on December 31, 1939. While growing up Oscar farmed with his dad and then went on to work at the Clarks Grove Creamery, Queens Stove, and Wilson, Inc. Oscar also did carpentry work until his retirement. Oscar was an avid gardener and loved the Minnesota Gophers, Twins and Vikings. He was the happiest when surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Oscar was a very hard worker and a wonderful father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be sadly missed by his five children, Max (Marlene) Jensen, Diane (Gene) Harig, Valie Iverson, June (Bruce) Chrz, Gary (Becky) Jensen grandchildren Jeff (Claire) Jensen, Lory (Rick) Peterson, Mitchell Harig, Tim Iverson, Terry Iverson, Tracy (Vaughn) Corwin, Tiffany Chrz, Nicole Johnson, Janelle (Cory) Vagt, Jarrod (Melissa) Jensen, Heidi (Dennis) Morrissey, Mike (Michelle) Peterson, David (Tammy) Peterson and one sister-in-law Babe Jensen. Oscar was also blessed with 29 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins. Oscar was preceded in death by his wife Berneice of 67 years, his parents, his brothers, Alvin (Arlene), Egon (Alton), Howard, sister Mildred and grandson Chad.

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