Barbara Jenson, 1950-2018
Memorial services for Barbara Jean Jenson of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Mark Miller will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date. A time to visit with family and friends will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Barbara Jean Jenson died Thursday, July 5, 2018, at her home after a long battle with cancer.
Barb was born May 9, 1950, to Richard “Dick” W. and Doris (Tetreault) Nelson in Albert Lea.
She graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1968.
Barb was united in marriage to Luverne (Vern) Jenson on June 15, 1968. They had recently celebrated their 50th anniversary.
Besides working in retail and office management, Barb devoted her life to her family. First to her grandmother, Cora, and father, Dick; then to her husband, children and grandchildren until she lost her health.
Barb is survived by her husband, Vern; children Justin (wife, Dawn) Jenson, Jeremy (special friend, Amber) Jenson and Amber (husband, Ryan) Hillman; five grandchildren, Spencer Jenson, Parker Jenson, Mikayla Hillman, Kenny Hillman and Easton Hillman; and sister, Bonnie Westbee.
The family would like to thank her sister, Bonnie, and the teams from Mayo Hospice and Good Samaritan Home Health Care for the wonderful care of Barb.