Former Madelia, Minn., resident Doris M. Jensen, 85, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2008, at St Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.
Doris Marilyn was born to Frederick C. and Nellie Augusta (Nelson) Jensen on June 1, 1923 in Madelia, and graduated from Madelia High School in 1941. Doris left Madelia in the 1970s and made her home in Tucson, Ariz. During the past two years she had made her summer home in Detroit Lakes with Dr. Lowell and Shannon Wenberg.
Doris took training in medical technology in Minneapolis. She was employed by Dr. Clair James in Madelia, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Mankato, and worked at the Sutton Allergy Clinic in Tucson. Doris was active with the Tucson Hearing Society and Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Tucson, where she sang in the church choir.
Doris has five surviving nieces and nephews, including Ronald Wenberg and Dr. Lowell Wenberg of Detroit Lakes.
Preceding Doris in death were her parents Frederick C. Jensen (Oct. 30, 1961) and Nellie Augusta Nelson Jensen (Feb. 22, 1968), siblings, Myrtle Jensen Wenberg of Mt. Lake; Glenda Jensen of Madelia; Earl Jensen of Mt. Home Ark.; Fordyce J. Jensen of Fairmont; as well as Winslow, Warner and Kenneth Jensen, who died in early childhood in Madelia.