August 16, 1937 - January 12, 2022
WAUSA -- Marvin Dale Jensen Sr., age 84, passed away on January 12, 2022, at his home in Wausa, Nebraska. Stonacek Memorial Chapel in Osmond was in charge of the arrangements. Marvin was born August 16, 1937, in Winside, Nebraska to James Rasmus Jensen and Anna Loretta Brackert. He enlisted in the Army September 1956. He served as a heavy equipment truck driver. He was a sharp shooter and was awarded a Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged in January 1966. Marvin continued to drive trucks for Sweet Life Foods in Connecticut, which he was awarded a Million Mile award. He drove semi-trucks for Holdman’s milk tankers and McDermontts in Vermont before retiring in 2007. Marvin hobbies include tinkering with small engines, gardening, fishing, raising pigeons, rabbits, and chickens for 4-H with his children. He loved visiting with his family and friends. Marvin and Phyllis Napolitan were married in 1963 and had three children. Eugene, Marvin Jr of North Carolina, and Sylvia Forni of California. After his wife’s passing, he remarried to Barbara Lynn Bell in 1987. They have 2 children. Jessica Jensen and Kurtis Dale Jensen of Vermont. Marvin was one of seven siblings. James, Leonard, Richard of Arkansas, Ramon, Ervin of Nevada and Betty Anne Smith of Pierce, Nebraska. Marvin is survived by his second wife Barbara Lynn Jensen; his children: Marvin Jensen Jr, Sylvia Forni, Jessica Jensen and Kurtis Dale Jensen; 10 grandchildren: Julia Jensen, Matthew Jensen, Jessica Forni, Jasmine Forni, Emma Forni, Alfredo Forni, Brayden Faust, April Blais, Lila Blais and Cora Blais. Marvin was also survived his brothers Richard Jensen of Arkansas, Ervin of Nevada, and Sister Betty Anne Smith of Pierce, Nebraska; and by nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his parents: James Rasmus Jensen and Anna Loretta Brackert, his first wife Phyllis Napolitan, his oldest son Eugene Jensen, and siblings James Jensen, Leonard Jensen, and Ramon Jensen. Marvin will be laid to rest at the Omaha Veteran National Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska.
WAUSA -- Marvin Dale Jensen Sr., age 84, passed away on January 12, 2022, at his home in Wausa, Nebraska. Stonacek Memorial Chapel in Osmond was in charge of the arrangements. Marvin was born August 16, 1937, in Winside, Nebraska to James... View Obituary & Service Information
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