Dorothy Jensen
Dorothy Jensen

Obituary of Dorothy Jensen

Dorothy Rebecca (Taylor) Jensen was born July 7, 1917 in Picabo, Idaho to Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" (White) Taylor and John Richard Taylor. She died November 14, 2011 at Plantation Place Assisted Living. She was raised in Emmett, Idaho and graduated from Emmett High School and attended Links Business School. She married Bert Andrew Jensen July 8, 1935 and moved to Boise where she lived the rest of her life. She and Bert endured the depression, death of their first child and Bert's enlistment in the Navy during WWII. They worked hard, made this country a better place and raised a family. After a 30 year career she retired from the Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles. She loved her family and friends. She was young for her age and was jet skiing until she was almost 90. She loved the Big Band music, Perry Como, and many travels with Bert. She baked delicious pies, remembered birthdays, had kind words and was a sweet person with a good heart. She knew where she was going when she died and she was looking forward to it. She is survived by her daughter, JoAnne Wilson, son-in-law Charles Wilson, grandson Drew Wilson, daughter-in-law Suzie Wilson, grandson Robert Wilson, 5 great-grandchildren who called her "GG": Katie, Annie, Nicholas, Jennifer, and Ryan, nephew Darrell Wray wife Jo, Barbara Merrick husband Marvin, sister-in-law Evelyn Evans, Michelle Wilson and her many friends at Plantation Place. She was preceded in death by first child, Judith, her parents, sister Pearl Wray, brothers Richard and Clifford Taylor, niece Jean Scarborough, nephew Lloyd Taylor, sister-in-law Maxine Cantrell husband Floyd, brothers-in-law J. Ferrell Jensen wife Doris, Elwin Jensen wife Mona, mother-in-law Isabel Curl, father-in-law John Henry Jensen, nieces, nephews and her many friends. A graveside service at Morris Hill Cemetery will be celebrated on Thursday, November 17, 2011. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to your favorite charity , the VFW, or the Idaho Humane Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel.
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