ElaineJensen, age 77, of Isanti died December 29, 2011 at Grace Point Crossing Gables East. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti with Rev. Clifton Hanson officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 PM on Monday, January 2nd at our Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour before the service at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Elaine Elvina Jensen was born March 24, 1934 in Round Prairie, Minnesota, to Elvin and Anna (Slinger) Sanders. The family moved to Barnsville where she graduated from Barnsville High School, Class of 1952. On September 20, 1957 she married Gordon Jensen and they made their first home in Rochester. They later moved to Roseville and then to Columbia Heights where they lived many years. Elaine moved to Isanti five and a half years ago .She became a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti. Elaine enjoyed coming back to a small town. She belonged to the Red Hat Ladies and was an active volunteer for several activities and senior dining. Elaine loved going to her lake cabin, sewing for the kids and making quilts and afghans.
Elaine Jensen died December 29, 2011 at GracePointe Crossing, Gables East at the age of 77 years, 9 months and 5 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon in 1989 and one grandson.
She is survived by five children, Barbara Eggert of Ham Lake, Sandra West of Coon Rapids, Scott Jensen of Brooklyn Park, David Jensen of Crystal, Daniel (Dawn) Jensen of Ham Lake; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth (Joann) Sanders of Wadena; by her dog, Missy; and by many other relatives and friends.