Robert William Jensen, 89, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 26, 1929, in Racine, to the late Christ and Beatrice (Nee:Higgle) Jensen.
Robert attended Washington Park High School and graduated in 1947. He served in the National Guard. In December 1952, Robert married Beverly Ann Prochnow at Atonement Lutheran Church. He worked at AT&T for 38 years as a service technician, before retiring in 1985. Robert was a longtime member of Living Faith Lutheran Church where he volunteered as an usher and Sunday School teacher. In his free time he enjoyed gardening and dancing, but most of all he cherished spending time with his family.
Surviving are his loving wife of 66 years, Beverly; sons, David (Sheryl) Jensen, Paul Jensen (Alexandra Schuller), Kirt Jensen (Jennifer Filippone); grandchildren, Matthew (Michele) Jensen, Jon (Tiffany) Jensen, Ben Jensen (fiancée Sam Wulff), Ashley Jensen (Brett Christopher), Jai Jensen, Samantha Jensen, Dylan Jensen; 3 great grandchildren, Lucas, Thorvald and Bailey; brother, Eugene (Shirley) Jensen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Joan Johnson.
The funeral will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Living Faith Lutheran Church, located at 2915 Wright Avenue. Reverend Michael Mueller will be officiating. The entombment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends and relatives can meet with the family from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Memorials to Living Faith Lutheran Church have been suggested.
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