Darrell Jensen, of Mora, died at his home on Saturday, February 7, 2009. He was 63 years old.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 11th at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora. VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. INTERMENT and a MEMORIAL SERVICE will be at a later date in Bowbells, North Dakota.
Darrell M. Jensen, 63, of Mora, MN passed away peacefully in his home on Feb. 7. 2009 surrounded by family and caregivers.
Born in Powers Lake, ND to Marvin B. and Florence (Olson) Jensen, Darrell resided with his family in Bowbells, ND until his high school graduation in1964. After graduation Darrell attended college in Wahpeton, ND until enlisting in the United States Army and serving in the Vietnam War as a medic. He sustained major injuries in the war and was honorably discharged, earning a Purple Heart for his service, in 1971. He lived for a short time in Tioga, ND and Brighton, CO before buying a farm in Mora, MN. On his farm he raised sheep, pigs, turkeys, chickens and geese. This was his home until he went to walk with God and all who passed before him.
Darrell loved his farm and taking care of his animals. He spent much time volunteering and was a kind, generous person.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Russell and Donald.
He is survived by his brother Norman of Electric City, WA; sisters Violet Malik of Aurora, CO and Rose (Delvin) Westby of Bismarck, ND; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a large extended family of friends and caregivers in Mora, MN
A Memorial Service was held on Feb. 11 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Chapel in Mora. Rev. Bob Bohachek officiated. Mora American Legion Post 201 provided military honors. Interment will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Bowbells, ND.