September 10, 2020
Leslie H. Jensen, the son of Emil and Christa (Nielsen) Jensen, was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Ruskin, Neb. He died Sept. 6, 2020, at the Superior Good Samaritan Society’s home at the age of 87 years, 8 months and 23 days.
Leslie graduated from the Hardy (Nebraska) High School. On June 29, 1952, he was united in marriage to Bonnie Flower. To this union two children were born. He was a member of the Bethany Lu-theran Church at Ruskin, Neb. Les-lie was retired after 30 years from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the Superior Fire Department for 22 years, served as local and district secretary for the Lions Club, was vice president of the Nelson Senior Citizens Club, the Nelson Beautification Committee and worked many years volunteering for various community projects and organizations.
Leslie was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Mark; and a brother, Waldean Jensen.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie, of Nelson, Neb .; daughter, Lu Ann Fitzgerald, and husband, Jim, of Glenvil, Neb .; two grandchildren, Hillary Adams and Tressie McReynolds; and one brother, Donald Jensen, and wife, NaDeane, of Oak Harbor, Wash .; along with a host of relatives and friends.
His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020) from the Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior, Neb., with Lori Kitzin officiating.
Music will be“In The Garden” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Visitation was held yesterday (Sept. 9, 2020) from 4 to 8 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Melvin, Jim Woerner, Bob Albrecht, Lynn Nielsen, Wayne Peterson and Steve Thompson.
Interment will be in the Nelson Cemetery at Nelson, Nebraska.
A memorials has been established and donations are suggested to go in care of the family.
Condolences may be sent to Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, 446 South Main Street, Nelson, Neb. 68961 or in care of http://www.pricefuneralhomes.com.
Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson was in charge of the arrangements.