Lois Alma Jensen, 92, of Cambridge passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Cambridge Medical Center.
She was born April 22, 1928 in Union County, South Dakota to Lars and Alma (Anderson) Hanson. She attended grade school in Elk Point, SD and graduated from Beresford, SD high school in 1946. Lois attended Springfield Normal School and Augustana in Sioux Falls, SD and received her teacher’s certificate. She taught country school for four years.
On June 12, 1949 she married Einer Jensen at Roseni Lutheran Church in Beresford. They farmed in Beresford until February 10, 1956 when they moved to Stanchfield, Minnesota and bought their farm. Lois and Einer adopted three little sisters in 1964, Kathy, Cindy and Paula. They farmed in Stanchfield until Einer passed away suddenly on January 24, 1999. Lois stayed on the farm until she sold it to Dale and Terry Thiry. She moved to a townhouse at River Hills in Cambridge for 8 ½ years. She then lived with her daughter Kathy & Bob Bohman for four years before moving to Riverwood Village.
She enjoyed her family, friends and her church. Lois was very active until she could no longer take part. She liked entertaining, playing cards, bowling and playing dominoes.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, husband Einer, daughters Kathy Bohman, and Paula Hoffman, sisters Adell Offerdahl, Evelyn Solberg, brothers Palmer, Robert, Darrell and Rodney Hanson, great grandson Nolan Savage.
She is survived by her daughter Cindy (David) Miller of St. Cloud, sons-in-law Bob Bohman of Cambridge, Randy Hoffman of East Bethel, grandchildren Laura Rodriguez, Nathan Savage, Nicole Miller, Russell & Chris Carlson, Aliesha Boettcher, Steven Bakken, many great grandchildren, brother Kenneth (Phyllis) Hanson of AR, as well as many other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11AM, Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Calvary Lutheran Cemetery at Rush Point.
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