Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Sarah (Culotta) Jensen

Sarah Jensen, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at Ellen’s Home of Germantown. Sarah was born in Jeanerette, Louisiana, on December 26, 1920, to the late Frank and Rosa (Nee: Barranco) Culotta.

Sarah was a graduate of Washington Park High School “Class of 1939.” On December 31, 1942, in Montgomery, Alabama, she was united in marriage to Glenn M. Jensen, who preceded her in death after fifty-eight years of marriage on March 28, 2001. Sarah was employed in the food program at McKinley Junior High School for twelve years. She was a longtime former member of St. Rose Catholic Church and currently a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. More than anything, she cherished time spent and caring for her family. She will be deeply missed.

Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria (Richard R.) Bier of Bloomington, IN, JoAnn (Ronald) Wegner of Germantown, WI, Barbara Sue (David) Witek of Racine; seven grandchildren, Richard G. Bier of Bloomington, IN, Mary (Jared) Grinstead of Kokomo, IN, Beth (Casey) Eggleston of Maple Bluff, WI, Hans (Amy) Longo of Thiensville, WI, Robert G. Wegner of Germantown, WI, Jonathan Witek of Racine, Sarah (William) Wilson of Racine; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Austin Longo, Kaylee Svendsen, Lane Wilson and Landon Eggleston; sister, Diedra “Dolly” Smith of Bentwood, CA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two infant sons, Donald Glenn Jensen and James Martin Jensen; three brothers, James (Harriet) Culotta, Frank (Margaret) Culotta, and Salvatore Culotta, who was killed in World War II; brother-in-law, Wilbur (Helen) Jensen; and sister-in-law, Joyce (John) Brossart.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 8, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Rev. Richard J. Molter officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church have been suggested.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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