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Eugene "Gene" Jensen

January 31, 1946 - August 23, 2016

Funeral - Monday

August 29, 2016
- 10:00am

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Sunday

August 28, 2016
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center


Boulger Funeral Home

Eugene "Gene" Jensen

January 31, 1946 - August 23, 2016


Gene passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo surrounded by his loving family.

Eugene Louis Jensen was born on January 31, 1946, the son of Denton and Enez (Kimber) Jensen in Wadena, MN. He grew up in Henning, MN and moved with his family to Fargo in 1957. Gene received his education in Fargo and continued in Wahpeton, graduating from the State School of Science. Gene proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1965 until 1967 where he was stationed in the Dominican Republic. Following his discharge he returned to North Dakota.

Gene was well known throughout the years from his work at Held Beef Industries in West Fargo, where he was a meat cutter, and later at Stieger Tractor and Sugar Sand Boats. He was united in marriage to Darlene Jensen on March 5, 1993 and they made their home in Fargo since that time.

Gene loved spending time with his family, especially the grandkids. Many memories were made camping and fishing, working on cars, and playing guitar.

Gene is survived by his wife, Darlene of Fargo; his children – Mike Jensen, Brian (Lisa) Jensen both of Fargo; Stephanie Wald, Derik Wald both of West Fargo; Terry Mackner of Fargo; Jason Jensen of Minneapolis, MN; his step-sons – Jason (Georgia) Jensen of Fargo; and Josh Jensen of Wolverton, MN; his siblings – Isabelle Knutson of Henning, MN; Carolyn (Dave) Flink of Fargo; and Bette Seward of Fargo; and also 10 very special grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers – Harold, Stanley and David; and his sister, Bo Severson.

VISITATION: 3-5 PM Sunday at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo – and also one hour prior to the service in the funeral home on Monday

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10 AM Monday at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo

BURIAL: 3:00 PM Monday at Girard Cemetery near Ottertail, MN


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5 responses to “Eugene Jensen”

  1. Fran & Marlene says:

    To the family of Gene, We are so sorry for your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. henry lepard says:

    gene was a good cousin we did lots of things together. he was always cheerful when we worked side by side over the years. he was a good singer and guitar player.

  3. Bev kirby says:

    So sorry to hear of you loss prays to all of you

  4. Terry Mackner says:

    Rest in peace Dad!

  5. R gray says:

    My condolences to the family during this difficult time. I am sorry for your loss. Please find comfort and hope in God’s promise found at Revelation 21:3, 4.

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