Obituaries: Jens Jensen

Jens Christian Jensen, age 81, of Ottumwa, formerly of Albia, died on May 14, 2017 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Emergency Room.


He was born on August 13, 1935 to Minnie and Jens Jensen in Chicago, IL.  He attended School in Chicago.  He married Raquel Iglesias on May 11, 1955, and the were blessed with five children: Dannette, Mitchell, Patricia, Scott, and Mark.


Jens collected model cars, belts, and belt buckles.


He is survived by his wife, Raquel Jensen of Albia; children, Dannette (Kurt) Ballance of Hemet,
CA, Mitchell Jensen of Cameron, MO, Patricia (Jim) Hoselton of Cedar Rapids, IA, Scott Jensen and Kim of Colorado, Mark Jensen of Albia, and one granddaughter, Jennifer Ballance of Hemet, CA.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings.


Jens’ body has been cremated per his wishes.  There are no services planned at this time.  Arrangements are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral