Mary E. Jensen
1948 - 2019
Mary E. Jensen, 70, a teacher in Idaho Falls in the 1980s and ’90s, died Jan. 8, 2019, in Richland, Wash., from complications of dementia.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, Walla Walla, Wash., at a future date.
Her education included one-room country schools in Iowa. She graduated from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She married Jon Jensen in Decorah in 1970. She graduated from the University of Minnesota — Moorhead in 1980 with a master’s degree in special education. She was a resource room teacher in Idaho Falls from 1981 to 1998.
She is survived by her husband, of College Place, Wash.; a brother, William, of Franklin, Tenn. and many in-laws, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Wilbur; a sister, Marlys; and a niece, Deborah.
Pursuant to her wishes, her body was cremated.
Friends and family may share memories and sign her online guest book found at www.mountainview-colonialdewitt.com