Deloris Levon Jensen, 89, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Viborg, South Dakota. Her beloved husband, Shirley Howard Jensen, passed away at the age of 94 on February 24, 2018.
Deloris was born to Haakon and Alice Hevle at home in Volin, South Dakota. She graduated from Irene High School. She married S. Howard Jensen in 1948 in Volin, South Dakota. She preceded to give birth to 7 children, 6 boys and one girl. The girl, Diane, lived one day and then went to meet our Lord. In 1966 the family moved to Calverton, Maryland where she worked for District Photo for 30 years. In that time, she had perfect attendance! After she retired, she and Howard moved back to Irene, South Dakota. She enjoyed her time walking with friends and family. She was active in her church, Calvary Lutheran Church. She also enjoyed the outdoors, taking care of her flowers and listening to the birds.
Deloris Jensen is survived by her 6 sons and 5 daughters in-law; Tom & Marianne Jensen, Dennis & Leslie Jensen, Chuck & Andrea Jensen, Donald & Connie Jensen, David Jensen and Steve & Laura Jensen. She is also survived by sisters Janice Erickson and her husband Palmer and Geraldine Nelsen; her sisters in-law Alberta Pearson and Maxine Cook. She was beloved grandmother to Russell, Casey and wife Sara, Nicholas, Jordan, Kyle and wife Amie, Chad, Corey, Victoria and husband Travis, and Briane. Great-grandmother to Sydney and Bryce.
In addition to her husband, Howard, she is predeceased by her daughter, Diane Lynn Jensen; sister Adeline Maine; sister in-law, Evangeline Jensen.
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