LANCASTER, WI – Delores P. "Dee" Jensen, age 90 of Lancaster, WI, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster, from Alzheimer's Disease. She was born April 11, 1930, the daughter of Paul and Helen (Garthwaite) Jamison. Dee attended Beetown grade school and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1948. She was united into marriage to Leo A. "Bud" Jensen on June 22, 1949, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Dee raised her children and worked outside her home. She worked as a CNA at the former Lancaster Memorial Hospital. Along side Bud, Dee worked at the Downtown Inn, VFW Club, and the Lancaster Country Club. Dee enjoyed cooking, traveling, mushroom hunting, and going to the beach. She was a gracious hostess, socialized with everyone, and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving is her children; Diane (Greg) Larson, Jim (Vicki), Tracy Johnson, Tim (Lori), Jeff (Carla) and Steve (Denise) Jensen; 16 grandchildren: Todd (Shayla Smith) Slaght , Nichole (fiancé Michael Rode) Niffenegger and Holly (Ian) Kerr, Joshua (Erin) Jensen, Melissa (Jay) Janssen, Jesse (Ashley) Morgan, Erik Johnson, Abigail (Jordan Strub) Johnson, Michael (Michelle), Mark (Amber), Cameron, Jack, Jeremy (Beau), Jordan, Jon (Shannon), and Jenna Jensen, 19 great-grandchildren; a brother John Jamison; two brothers-in-law: Claire Blackbourn and Pete Blum.
In addition to her loving husband Bud, she was preceded in death by infant sons, Duane and Wayne; two sisters, Janet Blum and Betty Blackbourn; a brother-in-law, Jim (Lois) Jensen.
A Celebration of Dee's life will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, starting at 12:00p.m. Noon at the Beetown Township Hall. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster is entrusted with her care.