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Donald D Jenssen

Male 1928 - 1992  (64 years)


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  • Name Donald D Jenssen 
    Born 27 Jun 1928  Scranton, Osage County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 1992  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4217  Rossville
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2018 

    Father Kurt F Jenssen,   b. 17 Feb 1907, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1980, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Fern Leona Dudney Jenssen,   d. 12 Feb 1978 
    Married 3 Sep 1927  Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Genevieve M Bixby Jenssen 
    Married 26 Dec 1953  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edward Duane Jenssen,   b. 2 Aug 1955, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1996, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. David Wayne Jenssen,   b. 6 Sep 1957
    +3. Donna Marie Jenssen Brunin,   b. 11 Sep 1959
     4. Joyce Annette Jenssen,   b. 19 May 1962, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1963, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Darryl Henry Jenssen
    Documents
    Anniversary- Jenssen, Donald and Genevieve
    Anniversary- Jenssen, Donald and Genevieve
    Donald Jenssens To
    Celebrate 25th
    Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jenssen will be honored with a 25th wedding anniversary reception from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, December 17, at their home in Rossville.

    Friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    Hosts for the occasion will be their children, Edward Jenssen, Manhattan; Mr. and Mrs. David Jenssen, Topeka; Donna Jenssen and Darryl Jenssen, at home.

    Mr. and Mrs. Jenssen were married on December 26, 1953, at the St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Rossville.
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2017 16:15:02 
    Family ID F2818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Jenssen, Donald 1
    Obituary- Jenssen, Donald 1
    Donald D. Jenssen
    ROSSVILLE Donald D. Jenssen, 64, Rossville, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1992, at a Topeka hospital.

    Mr. Jenssen was a production balance man at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. at Topeka. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953, including 18 months in Korea. He earned the Bronze Star Award.

    He was born June 27, 1928, in Scranton, the son of Kurt F. and Fern L. Dudney Jenssen. He was graduated from Harveyville High School in 1946, then farmed with his father near Harveyville from 1946 to 1951. He lived in Topeka from 1951 to 1958 and since then in Rossville.

    Mr. Jenssen was a member of United Rubber Workers of America AFL-CIO Local Union No. 307 and Goodyear Retirees Club, both in Topeka, and Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion in Rossville.

    He was married to Genevieve M. Bixby on Dec. 26, 1953. She survives. A daughter, Joyce Annette Jenssen, died Aug. 3, 1963.

    Other survivors include a daughter, Donna Brunin, Rossville; three sons, Edward Jenssen and Daryl Jenssen, both of Rossville, and David Jenssen, Topeka; two sisters, Hilde McLean, Kansas City, Mo., and Marilyn Todd, Spring Hill; and nine grandchildren.

    Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville. Military graveside services will be conducted by Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Jenssen will lie in state after 10 a.m. Sunday at Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.
    Obituary- Jenssen, Donald 2
    Obituary- Jenssen, Donald 2
    Donald D. Jenssen
    Donald D. Jenssen, 64, Rossville, died Thursday, December 10, 1992, at a Topeka hospital.

    Mr. Jenssen was a production balance man at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company at Topeka. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953, including 18 months in Korea. He earned the Bronze Star Award.

    He was born June 27, 1928, in Scranton, the son of Kurt F. and Fern L. Dudney Jenssen. He was graduated from Harveyville High School in 1946, then farmed with his father near Harveyville from 1946 to 1951. He lived in Topeka from 1951 to 1958, and since then in Rossville.

    Mr. Jenssen was a member of United Rubber Workers of America AFL-CIO Local Union No. 307 and Goodyear Retirees Club, both in Topeka, and Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion in Rossville.

    He was married to Genevieve M. Bixby on December 26, 1953. She survives. A daughter, Joyce Annette Jenssen, died August 3, 1963.

    Other survivors include a daughter, Donna Brunin, Rossville; three sons, Edward Jenssen and Daryl Jenssen, both of Rossville, and David Jenssen, Topeka; two sisters, Hilde McLean, Kansas City, Mo., and Marilyn Todd, Spring Hill; and nine grandchildren.

    Services were a.t 10 a.m. Monday in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville. Military graveside services were conducted by Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 in Rossville Cemetery.

    Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys, was in charge of arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association and sent in care of the funeral home.