July 6, 1949-Aug. 9, 2012
MARSHALL - Services for John Jensen, 63, of Marshall will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rehkamp Funeral Home in Minneota. Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Monday. Military rites will be provided by American Legion Post 199 of Minneota. Burial is at Westerheim Township Cemetery in Minneota.
John died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Marshall.
John Ronald Jensen was born July 6, 1949, in Tyler, to John and Betty (Ness) Jensen. John started his working career with his father on road construction. After that he became a semi driver for Schwan in Marshall for many years. He also ran heavy equipment for local contractors in road construction. John enjoyed buying, repairing and selling vehicles. John's love was repairing and restoring electrical gadgets, motors and anything with mechanical abilities. John had a great sense of humor and his favorite expression was "I have a plan," although those plans didn't always work out to his advantage.
Survivors include his son, Tim (and Tammy) of Marshall; son, Todd (and Alyson) of Detroit Lakes; grandsons Coty and Cole; granddaughters, Jade, Brooklyn and Tally; great grandson Ayden; sister Arlyss (and Lennis) Hovland of Marshall; Bonnie (and Myron) of Faribault; brother Gary (and Renee) of Deltona, Fla.; sister Crystal (and Jay) Gislason of Lake Cochrane, S.D.; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother Brian and his parents.
Blessed be the memory of John.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors