Maxine Jensen, 93, of Wayne, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne.
Services will be held Monday, Jan. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Wayne City Auditorium in Wayne. Officiates will be Leslie Pountney and Marge Majors. Visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
Memorials may be directed to the Jensen family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
Maxine Faye Jensen was born March 7, 1924 near Lynch to Davis and Mary (Corson) Jackson. She attended rural school near Hartington and Carroll Public School. She worked on her family’s farm prior to marriage. Maxine married Earl Jensen on March 6, 1942 in Hartington. The couple farmed in Wayne County all of their lives except for two years spent in Missouri during the 1940’s, and eight months running a motel in York. They farmed southwest of Wayne for 12 years. In 1971 Maxine and Earl moved to the farm where she was presently residing and they retired in 1998. Maxine was a member of the Christian Faith. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She will be remembered for her love for family and friends and wanting to always serve.
Survivors include her children, Wayne (Darlene) Jensen of Winside, Karen (Glen) McCoy of Omaha, Kenneth (Tricia) Jensen of Sonoma, Calif., Dean (Kathy) Jensen of Winside and Dennis (Deb) Jensen of Carroll; 22 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl, on Jan. 8, 2016; one brother Charles Jackson; and five sisters, Vava Jackson, Grace Jackson, Phyllis Pigg, Leara Curfman and Audrey May; three nieces and one great niece. .
Honorary pallbearers will be Maxine’s granddaughters Michelle Jensen, Crystal Beckenhauer, Devanee Auel, Dawn Nelson, Vicki Johnson, Renea Johnson, Brenda Peterson, Amber DeWitt, Jen Wooden and Trina Lucas.
Pallbearers will be Maxine’s grandsons Morgan Jensen, Austin Jensen, Kevin Jensen, Vinton McCoy, Kenneth Jensen, Cory Jensen, Colby Jensen, Kyle Jensen, Kent Jensen, Dustin Jensen, Darin Jensen and Mel Cummins.