Doris Jensen, age 92, of York, NE died Thursday, August 31, 2017 at York, NE. She was born March 24, 1925 in Loup City, NE to Melvin and Dolly Zigler Henderson. On October 7, 1944, she was united in marriage to Hervey Jensen at Collingward, New Jersey.
Doris received her secondary education from Loup City High School and got an Associate degree from the University of Nebraska. She held several jobs in Ravenna and York including; the Community/Senior Center in Ravenna and York Jewelry in York. Doris was a member of the First United Methodist Church in York. She loved to socialize, and was an active PEO member, had been in Extension Club and Red Hats, was a member of Garden Club, attended Mary Circle of United Methodist Women, and played in several bridge clubs.
Doris and Hervey raised their 3 sons in Ravenna, NE. One of Dorisís favorite activities was going to their cabin at Johnson Lake and spending time with family and friends. In York, she was entertained by sitting on her front porch visiting with the neighbors and seeing her grandchildren and great grandsons.
Doris is survived by her sons Ken (Bev) Jensen of York, Ryan (Mary) Jensen of Lincoln, and Jay Jensen of Seattle, WA; grandchildren Angie (Chad) Allsbury of McPherson, KS, Drew (Jane) Jensen of York, and Lexi Jensen of Lincoln; great grandsons Holden and Gage Allsbury, Joel, Marley, Emmanuel, and Elijah Jensen; sisters Melva Hackbart of Lincoln and Gladys Carstens of Pueblo, CO; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 65 years Hervey, brother Darrel, and sisters June and Della.
Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 am, Thursday, October 12, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Art Phillips officiating. Graveside services will be held 1:30 pm at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Cremation. No viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church, the York Senior Center, or to the family.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.