Curtis D. Jenson

Curtis Dean Jenson, 74, of 3085 Iowa Avenue, Britt, Iowa, died Monday, October 25, 1999 at his home near Crystal Lake.

Curtis Dean Jenson was born December 27, 1924 in Crystal Township, Hancock County Iowa.  He was the son of Julius Jenson and Olga (Larson) Jenson.  Curtis attended school in Crystal Lake graduating in 1942.

Curtis was married September 19, 1945 to Leona Alexander Jenson at the Crystal Lake Methodist Church in Crystal Lake.  He then served in the U.S. Army in 1946.

Curtis was involved in farming all his life and worked two years at Winnebago Industries in addition to farming.

He is survived by his wife Leona Jenson, five children; one daughter Rosalyn Smith and her husband, Marvin of Sioux City, their daughter Telene Bettcher and her husband, Mike of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, two step-grandsons, Lolane Smith and his wife, Debbie and their two children, Kayla and Jerod, and Dorin Smith and his wife, Carrie and their two children, Shannen and Dorisa all of Des Moines.

Mark Jenson and his wife, Liz, of Gillette, Wyoming, their daughter Karen and step-son Peter Newhall of Texas.

Kurt Jenson and special friend, Sybil Williams of West Yellow Stone, Montana, his two daughters, Rebecca and Melanie of Aberdeen, Washington.

Bart Jenson and his wife, Teresa of Des Moines and their three children Gregory, Nina, and Louise.

Kelly Jenson and his fiancee, Sheri Peck of Crystal Lake and her children, Nick, Jessie, and Christopher.

His sisters Mavis Olin of Spencer and Carole Siepmann of Bettendorf.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Richard Jenson and one foster brother Donald Jenson.



Date: Thursday, October 28, 1999
Time: 10:30 am
Where: United Methodist Church – Crystal Lake
215 Summit Avenue, Crystal Lake, Iowa 50432
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