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Alma L. Jensen


October 24, 2018

Alma L. Jensen, age 94, of Hinsdale, Mont., passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont., with her family by her side.

She was born Sept. 14, 1924, to Albert and Ida (Hookland) Nelson. She went to school at the Hinsdale School graduating in 1942. She married Jens Frank Jensen in the First Lutheran Church in Seattle, Wash., on Aug. 20, 1944. They moved to Jacksonville, Fla., where Frank was stationed in the Navy. After Frank was discharged from the Navy in September 1945, they returned to Seattle. They then returned to Hinsdale when Frank decided to start a dirt construction business and purchased the River Place east of Hinsdale. After he retired from his construction business he purchased the Albert Nelson farm north of Hinsdale. Alma loved being back up at the homestead. Cooking meals for the harvest crew was always a highlight for family in the fall.

She was a member of the Hinsdale Lutheran Church and WELCA, Eastern Star, American Legion and Montana Cowbelles. She was also a Girl Scout, 4-H Leader and Sunday School teacher.

She was preceded in death by husband, Jens Frank Jensen; one grandson, Daniel Black; her parents; and four siblings, Adeline Bomsta, Edith DeWalsche, Esther Lacock and Tom Nelson.

Survivors include David (Voni); Tyrone (Jordan); Wyatt, Summer and Shelby Jensen; Tiffani (Mike) Ottoboni; Carol (Garth) Allingham; Tracie (Dan); Abigail, Hunter, Bridger, and Emma Beck; Darcie (Danny) Fast; Connie Osen; Dane Osen and Aden Perkins; Desi (Rob) Frank and Ailene Benedict; Kirsten (Tim Branda) Osen; Otto Osen; Frank C. (Dawn) Jensen and Alysa; and one sister, Darlene Jones.

The family received friends on Friday, Oct. 19, at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hinsdale Lutheran Church in Hinsdale with burial at Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale. A luncheon followed at the Hinsdale American Legion Hall.

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