1926 – 2024

Robert J. Jensen passed away on February 24,2024 at the age of 98. He was born in Minneapolis and went to West High School. In 1943 he joined the Navy in May 1943 and served on the USS Yorktown as a Fireman in V-6 Division from September of that year until the end of World War II. In 1949 he married Patricia Sandberg. They had a daughter and a son.
He was preceded in death by his wife and son, Robert Mark. He is survived by his daughter, Mary and her husband Steve, their daughters, Julie Kim (Alex Baird) and Emily (Jason Van Rossum). He is also survived by Julie and Alex’s sons, Collin Allen and Graham Baird and Emily and Jason’s children, Ruby Loughery, Ryatt Van Rossum and Sunny Van Rossum.
He was a gentleman whose cheerful good nature and quiet smile will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral service will be on Thursday, February 29th, 2024 @ Mount Olivet Lutheran Church-5025 Knox Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN @ 11:00 AM. Interment at Lakewood Cemetery following the service.