newspaper obituary


ROLFE — Constance “Connie” Jensen, age 95, of Rolfe, died on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at the Rolfe Care Center.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Rolfe, with Fr. Merle Kollasch officiating. Burial is in St. Margaret’s Cemetery at Rolfe. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Powers Funeral Home of Rolfe. A 6 p.m. Prayer Service is Sunday at the funeral home.

Connie Jensen, the daughter of Jacob and Theresa Meisenbach was born on Sept. 14, 1911, on the family farm north of Rolfe. In 1929, Connie graduated from the Des Moines Township School. In 1930 she married Albert Jensen and together they farmed the family farm until they entered retirement in 1972. Connie continued to live in the same farm home all her life until she was admitted to the Rolfe Care Center in December of 2001.

Connie is survived by her two sons, Donald (Janice) Jensen of Humboldt, and Russell (Edna) Jensen of Spencer; daughter Marjorie Eeten of Spencer; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, son, John, son-in-law, Pete Eeten, sisters, Angeline Hamilton and Lenore Behr, and brother, Joe Meisenbach.

Connie was a lifetime member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Rolfe and continued to be active in church activities until she entered the Rolfe Care Center in 2001. She loved to dance, play cards and spend time visiting with her family and friends.