Saturday, May 14, 2011

Carol Marie Jensen

Mrs. Carol M. Jensen, 85, passed away at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints on Saturday, May 14, 2011.

Carol was born in Racine to the late Ernest and Regina (nee: Albright) Kluge on November 11, 1925. She lived most of her life in Racine. She was united in marriage to Ralph L. Jensen on August 9, 1947, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Racine.

Carol was an active member of Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church. She headed the Prayer Chain for many years and also enjoyed crafting group. Carol retired as Director of Purchasing with Lincoln Lutheran of Racine. She loved to knit for her family as well as perfect strangers, knitting countless prayer shawls and baby hats. She had a life-long love of music, singing in church choirs and community groups. But most importantly, she loved and enjoyed her family.

Carol will be dearly missed by her husband, Ralph; four children, Mark (Elinor) Jensen, Dale Jensen, Peggy (Frank) Elliott, Heidi (Terry) Sheckles; grandchildren, Rachel Jensen, Shaun Koleske, Erich (Randi) Paselk, Erika Jensen and Nathan Fisko; great-grandchildren, Hailee, Jacob, Jayden and Xander; sister-in-law, Audrey “Boots” LeRoux; special “daughter,” Connie Mallwitz; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A celebration of Carol’s life will be held at Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church, 1700 S. Green Bay Road, on Monday, May 16, 2011, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Kara Baylor officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family from 6 p.m. until time of service. Please direct memorials to one’s favorite charity.

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361

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