Jerry L. Jensen, 78, passed away Dec. 15, 2016, at his residence near Marion, Kansas.
He was born Jan. 12, 1938, in Denmark, Kansas, the son of Henry P. and Clara M. (Nelson) Jensen.
He was retired from the Kansas Department of Transportation engineering department.
On Nov. 26, 1961, he was united in marriage to Marjorie B. Hummel. Their marriage was blessed with four daughters.
Along with spending time with family, Jerry enjoyed his farm animals, liked to fish, and loved to travel.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shawn Jensen and siblings, Marvin Jensen, Lew Jensen, Don Jensen, and Almatha Woodall.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Jensen of Marion; daughters, Tonya Stemmons and husband Jeffrey of Austin, Texas; Kayla McMichael and husband Richard of Kansas City; and Stephanie Andres and husband Stuart of Lincolnville; siblings, Cleo Jensen of Hunter, and Carrie Michaelson of Topeka; and grandchildren, Reed Stemmons, Renee Stemmons, and Skylar Andres.
Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Dec. 20, 2016, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion, with Pastor Carl Helm presiding.
A committal service was at 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at Ellsworth Cemetery, Ellsworth. Online condolences may be left at www.zeinerfuneralhomes.com.