Janice Lea Ciaccio Jensen
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Janice Lea Ciaccio Jensen
  • November 30, 1944 - November 16, 2017
  • Denison, Texas

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Janice Lea (Ciaccio) Jensen, 72, of Denison, Texas passed away in the early morning hours on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, November 20, 2017 at Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel with visitation an hour before the service officiated by Mark Martin. Burial will follow at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman, Texas. Pallbearers are John B. Jensen, Carlos A. Garcia Jr., Christopher Garcia, Cameron Garcia, Andrew Alexander, Michael Rhea, and Martin McClain.

Janice married the love of her life, Daniel G. Jensen on July 1, 1967 in Durant, Oklahoma. She worked janitorial services at Altus Air Force Base while her husband was in the service. She was a homemaker for many years after his service and moved to Texas in 1984 to retire with her husband. In Texas she worked as a bartender and did janitorial work as well. She retired in 2011 after 18 years of bartending at the Eagles Lodge. Although Catholic by faith, Janice had always wanted Mark Martin to officiate her services.

Janice was preceded in death by her father John B. Ciaccio; mother Avis Arlene Elgen; husband of 26 years Daniel George Jensen Sr.; brother Phillip Gene Ciaccio; and sister Lena K. Minton.

She is survived by her sons, John C. Jensen and Daniel George Jensen Jr.; daughter Colleen Garcia and grandson John B. Jensen, Carlos A. Garcia Jr. & Cheyenne Lawrence, Christopher Garcia, Cameron D. Garcia; and great-granddaughter Adeline Grace Garcia; twin brother John Joe Ciaccio; 2 sisters, Nola Jean Davidson, and Shirley C. Phillips.