JENSEN, Leona and Elmer

Leona and Elmer Jensen passed away at Sagewood Age Care Facility in Strathmore AB. Leona on February 22, 2018 at the age of 102 years followed by Elmer, her husband of 77 years on February 26, 2018 at the age of 103 years.

They were the loving parents of Jackie Jensen (Janice) of Standard AB, Ellen Ann Jordan (Jay) of Nanoose Bay BC, Dallas Jensen (Sandy) of Standard AB, and Charlotte Wilson of Strathmore AB. They will also be dearly missed by their six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

They farmed and ranched in the Standard area for over 40 years. Elmer and Leona served on several community boards, as well as being active members of the Lutheran church. Elmer served as Mayor of Standard for 13 years.

The family would like to express gratitude to the many caregivers, nurses, and the doctor at Sagewood. A service in honour of Leona and Elmer will be held at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Standard AB on Saturday March 3, 2018 at 12:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to The Village of Standard “Memory Lane Park Project” (Box 249 Standard, AB. TOJ 3GO) or to Camp Kuriakos (Site 8, Box 18, RR#1 Sylvan Lake AB. T4X 1X6)

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