|Agnes Jensen, 81|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - Agnes Jensen, 81, died on Friday, April 8, 2005 at Northwest Medical Center, CNC Unit, Thief River Falls.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, with Rev. Gerry Eggers officiating. Casket bearers included Mike Ruohoniemi, Dane Jensen, Jason Wallner, Mike Ramstorf, Susan Hoffman and Leslie Iverson. Interment was held at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls.
Agnes Marion Jensen was born April 19, 1923 in Erie, Star Township, to Gudbrand and Julia (Broughton) Kompen. She was baptized and confirmed at Eklund Lutheran Church.
She attended Hazelwood School District 59. She graduated from Goodridge High School and later attended Normal Teachers Training School in Thief River Falls. She then taught at several schools before her marriage to Roy Jensen at Trinity Lutheran Church on December 20, 1944. They lived in North Dakota while Roy worked on road construction.
In 1955, they settled in Thief River Falls. Agnes worked for 10 years as a teacher and librarian aide in School District 564.
Agnes was active in the Heritage Community Center, singing in the choir and serving various office positions. She was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School and served in the Women’s organization. She also sang in the Trinity Senior Choir for many years.
Agnes is survived by two sons, Richard (Elaine) Jensen, Thief River Falls, and Jon (Gretchen Anderson) Jensen, Lino Lakes, MN; one daughter, Linda (John) Ruohoniemi, Rhinelander, Wis.; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Hilda Hoffman of Goodridge; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a brother Alvin, three sisters, Gladys Kompen, Clenora Iverson and an infant sister; two nephews, Clinton Hoffman and Gary Iverson and an infant niece. A00003B2005AR13