Sharon Jensen, Age 76

Sharon K. Jensen, age 76, Concordia, entered into rest on June 25, 2015 at Mt. Joseph Senior Village, Concordia. She was born January 24, 1939 to Daniel and Ester (Larsen) Jensen.

Sharon worked at the Banner Five & Dime Store and Cloud County Ceramics. She later went to work for Mt. Joseph Senior Village for over 40 years. Sharon was very active in softball including playing, coaching and umpiring for over 30 years. Her dedication to the sport was recognized with a ballfield named in her honor. She enjoyed participating in league bowling for many years and went to several out of state tournaments. She was involved with the Jewell County 4-H and American Legion Auxiliary. In her spare time she also enjoyed metal detecting.

Sharon is survived by her nephew, Daniel Jensen of Concordia; great nieces, Joy Pruitt, Concordia; Kristina Jensen, Concordia; JoAnna Weatherhead, Belleville; great nephew, Jackie Jensen, Kansas City; 5 great great nieces & 5 great great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; twin sister, Shirley Mae Jensen; sister, Marian June Jensen and brother, Carl Dean Jensen.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Nielsen officiating. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with the family greeting friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. all at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given to Concordia Sports Complex Pee Wee Ball Fields in c/o the Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.chaputbuoy.com


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