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Jerry L. Jensen

January 12, 1938 — December 15, 2016

MARION – Jerry L. Jensen, age 78, passed away December 15, 2016, at his residence, near Marion, Kansas.  He was born January 12, 1938, in Denmark, Kansas, the son of Henry P. and Clara M. (Nelson) Jensen.  He was retired from the KDOT engineering department.  On November 26, 1961, he was united in marriage to Marjorie B. Hummel.  Their marriage was blessed with 4 daughters.  Along with spending time with family, Jerry enjoyed his farm animals, like to fish, and loved to travel.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shawn Jensen; and 4 siblings:  Marvin Jensen, Lew Jensen, Don Jensen and Almatha Woodall.  He is survived by his wife Marjorie Jensen of Marion; 3 daughters:  Tonya Stemmons and husband Jeffrey of Austin, Texas; Kayla McMichael and husband Richard of Kansas City; and Stephanie Andres and husband Stuart of Lincolnville; siblings:  Cleo Jensen of Hunter; and Carrie Michaelson of Topeka; and 3 grandchildren:  Reed Stemmons, Renee Stemmons, and Skylar Andres.  Visitation will be held from 6 – 8 pm, Monday, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion.  The Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion, with Pastor Carl Helm presiding.  The Committal Service will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, at the Ellsworth Cemetery, Ellsworth.  Online condolences may be left at

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Monday, December 19, 2016

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