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Lynn B. JensenJuly 6, 1944 ~ January 14, 2011 (age 66)
Lynn B. Jensen, age 66 passed away Friday, January 14, 2011 in Ontario, Oregon. Lynn was born July 6, 1944 in Preston, Idaho to Elvon Monson and Jenna Vee Bright Jensen. He was raised on a family farm in Preston and graduated from high school in 1962. He served a mission in London, England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was an active member at the time of his death. Lynn also served in the U.S. Army.
He graduated from the University of Idaho in 1972 and did his graduate work at Utah State University. He married Paulette Teuscher on January 5, 1972 in Logan, Utah. They had five children. Lynn loved his children and found great joy in being with them and his nine grandchildren.
In April 1983, Lynn came to work for Oregon State University Extension as the Malheur County Onion and Potato Specialist. He was a professor at OSU and served as staff chair of the Malheur County Extension Office for several years. He loved his work and the people that he worked with in Malheur County.
He is survived by his wife, Paulette Jensen and four children, Tirsa Rooks, Matthew Jensen, Andrew Jensen (Jana), and Sara Gibson (Stephen) , nine grandchildren and his brothers and sisters, Farrell Jensen (Virginia), Richard Jensen (Raida), Melanie Archibald (Larry), Kent Jensen (Emelia), and Julee Wing (Kevin). He was proceeded in death by his daughter, Jessica, his parents and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 19, at 11 am at the LDS Stake Center, 1705 NW 4th Ave. in Ontario. There will be a viewing at Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel in Ontario on Tuesday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 pm and prior to the funeral from 10 - 10:45 on Wednesday.
A special thank you to the staff at MSTI, Mountain States Tumor Institute in Fruitland, Idaho. Lynn enjoyed the people who work there and was grateful for their cheerfulness and kind care duing his cancer treatment.
the online guestbook may be signed and condolences sent to the family at www.Haren-Wood.com.