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Luverne Jensen – Metz Mortuary

    Luverne A. Jensen
    Luverne A. Jensen, age 80 of York, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 in York. She was born June 22, 1935 to Jewell and Katherine (Kleinholz) Matlock in McCool Junction. On May 17, 1952, Luverne was united in marriage to Joey W. Jensen in York.

    Luverne had worked at Jensen Propane. She was a member of the First Evangelical Church, where she taught Bible and Sunday school. She also was a Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed sewing and working on her artwork, cooking, fishing, and tending to her flowers.

    She is survived by her husband, Joey of 63 years from York; daughter, Cathryn (Tom) West of Waukee, Iowa; sons, Wayne (Sheila) Jensen of Lincoln and Doug Jensen of Wahoo; grandchildren, Griffin (Laura) West of Des Moines, Iowa, Madison (Matt) Mayer of Madison, Wis., Skyler (David) Rodriguez of Lincoln and Parker Jensen of Lincoln; great-grandson, Redmond West of Des Moines, Iowa; brothers, Gary (Billie) Matlock of York, Francis Matlock of York and Harland Matlock of Nevada; sister, Jerlene Nielsen of Stromsburg and many nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Maynard and Delbert and brother-in-law, Morris Nielsen.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in York with Bud Christenson officiating. Luverne’s family will greet friends at Metz Mortuary Thursday evening from 5 – 7 p.m. Private family inurnment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.   ​

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