January 30, 1939 – Sunday, April 10, 2011
Church of St. Michael in St. Michael
Friday, April 15th, 2011
Mary Sharon Jensen, age 72, of Monticello passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at her residence.
She was born on January 30, 1939 in Anoka the daughter of Arthur G. & Grace (Livgard) Blesi.
On June 27, 1959, Mary S. Blesi and Melvin G. Jensen were joined in holy marriage at St. Stephens Church in Anoka.
Mary was a longtime member of The St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael. She served as a cook for more than thirty-five years in the kitchen of The Monticello-Big Lake Nursing Home (New River). She was a volunteer for many years of North Memorial Hospice. Mary also belonged to Operation Minnesota Nice. Through the years, she made countless afghans, quilts and lap robes for Veterans and family members. She also loved making baked goods for family and friends.
Survived by six loving sons: Christopher (Charlene) Jensen of Monticello, Scott (Mary) Jensen of Monticello, Steven (Rita) Jensen of Sioux City, Iowa, Bradley Jensen of Monticello, Daniel (Dawn) Jensen of St. Michael and Raymond Jensen of Monticello; seven grandchildren: Amanda, Samantha, Madelyn, Lucas, Zachary, Michael and Johnathan; two great grandchildren: Caden and Landen Jensen; brothers and sisters: Elwood “Bud” (Delores) Blesi of Ogilvie, Arthur “Bunky” Blesi Jr. of Coon Rapids, Carole Becker of Santa Ana, California, Jackie Turner of Spring, Texas, Sonja “Toots” (James) Stewart of Cedar, Jane Stevens of Ham Lake and Harry “Buster” Blesi of Mora; other relatives and many friends.
Proceeded in death by her husband and parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Jensen will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011 at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael. A time of gathering will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. with mass following at 11:00. Interment will follow at The St. Michael Cemetery.