Kathleen Jensen, 1947-2019

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Funeral services for Kathleen M. Jensen, 71, of Albert Lea will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Shawn Stafford will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Friday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Kathleen Jensen

Kathy died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.

Kathleen Marie Jensen was born Dec. 20, 1947, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Lester and Arlene (Burch) Smith. She grew up and attended school in Minneapolis.

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On Dec. 4, 1971, Kathy was united in marriage to Allen Jensen in Minneapolis. She was a member of Hartland Evangelical Lutheran Church. Kathy enjoyed putting puzzles together, reading and traveling. She loved spending time with family and friends, particularly her grandkids.

Kathy was warm, kind-hearted and loved by all.

Kathy is survived by her husband, Allen; children Rhonda (Steven) Carlson, Lisa (Steven) Moudry, Victoria (Simon) Mattar and Stuart (Rebecca) Jensen; grandchildren Eric (fiancee, Casondra Ciavoarelli) Gonzales, Kelly (Brett) Stutzman, Sky (fiance, Quinten Youngblood Amos) Jensen, Tiffany Jensen, Alex Jensen, Simon Mattar Jr., Savinna Mattar and Izacc Mattar; and great-grandchildren Mia Gonzales, Rowyn Gonzales, Latalya Youngblood Amos, Victoria Stutzman, Madalynn Stutzman and Charlie Stutzman with one more on the way.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents Lester and Arlene Smith; and grandparents John and Bertha Burch.