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Gerald Jensen

August 13, 1927 — February 9, 2021

Gerald Robert Jensen, passed away on February 9, 2021. He was born August 13,

1927, in Goshen, Utah to Edmund Waldemar Jensen and Wilma Tanner Jensen House.

He married Lois Joy Anderson on December 21, 1951 in the Manti LDS Temple.

Gerald was raised in Payson, Utah where he worked on his family farm until 17 when

graduated from Payson High School.

He enlisted in the Navy and served during WW11. After his military service, he returned home

where he played football for and attended BYU. Gerald was employed with Sears for 10 years

as a Service Manager but most of his career was spent with Provo City Power as a

Stationary Engineer, he retired from Provo City after 35 years. Gerald was a devoted member

of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served as a Stake Missionary,

served in the Bishopric and many other ward and stake auxiliaries.

Gerald loved to golf, was a member of the Cougar Club and had a great love for the

outdoors. After retirement, Gerald and Lois spent a great deal of time traveling and

camping with family until Lois's death in 1999.

Gerald later married Nancy Rose Miller.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Nancy. He is also survived by one son and three

daughters. James Robert (Jannette) Jensen of St George, Ut; Katherine (Mike) Osborn

of Sandy, Ut; Marilyn (Mark) Ellsworth of Springville, Ut; Dianne (Doug) Racine of

Meridian, Idaho; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. One sister, Sylvia Jensen

Messner of St Louis, Mo.

He is proceeded in death by his parents, wife Lois Anderson Jensen, a sister Verna

Jensen Rohbock, and a brother Clifton Jensen.

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