Thomas Simon Jensen, 63, our beloved father, brother and grandpa, died in the VA Hospital February 18, 1991, due to a lingering illness.
Born July 26, 1927, in Salt Lake City to Wilford E. and Effie Gill Jensen. Married Vivian Card; later divorced. Attended Murray High School. Was a veteran of the United States Navy, World War II. He was very creative, and enjoyed doing small, intricate work with his hands. Boating and fishing were his favorite pastimes. He loved to tease and could tell a great story.Survived by: Daughters, Mrs. Ted (Sharon) Buckland, Kansas; Mrs. Paul (Carolyn) Fountaine, Salt Lake City; son, Alyn Loya, and wife, Pam, of Kansas; brothers and sisters, Mrs. David (Dene) Clive, Mrs. Beverly Moore, Mrs. Bob (Louise) Watson, Bill and wife, Jeri Jensen, George and wife, Jean Jensen, all Salt Lake City; Bob and wife, Dorothy Meikle, California; 13 grandchildren, of whom he was very proud. Preceded in death by his parents and sister, Shirley Garfinkle.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 22, 2:30 p.m., at the Jenkins Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State, where friends may call Thursday, 6-8 p.m., and one hour prior on Friday. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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