Marian Jensen, 88, of Blackfoot passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho.
She was born August 18, 1923 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Marian was the youngest child of William Lester and Newtie Peeler. Her young life was spent on the family farm north of Shelley. At age 24, she married Ambrose N. Jensen on her soon to be home north of Blackfoot. She and Ambrose raised four children, Linda (Sandy Gale) Mitchell, Juanita (Lloyd) Wulf, JoAnn (Don) Wren and Ambrose “Pete” Jensen on the “Poor Farm” where she enjoyed being a wife , mother and grandmother.
Marian worked 36 years at Idaho Bank and Trust Co which later merged with Key Bank and retired in November of 1999 at the age of 76.
She is survived by her children and 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and a brother, Arthur Peeler
Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, Fred and Foster Peeler, two sisters Mattie Mae Alhstrom and Katie Dustin Harding, and her companion of over 36 years Ambrose.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot, Idaho.
The family will meet with friends on Wednesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org