Gladys Jensen, age 90, of Sleepy Eye, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Sleepy Eye Care Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Interment Services at Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye on Wednesday, May 30 at 11 a.m. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family via www.sturmfh.com
Gladys Elnora Jensen was born on August 11, 1921 in Glenwood, the daughter of Edward and Mable (Mills) VanVickle. She grew up and attended school in Glenwood. Gladys was united in marriage to Lawrence Jensen in 1937 in New Ulm. The couple lived in the Brainerd area until moving to Sleepy Eye in 1959.
Survivors include her children, Marjorie Macri of Ari.z, Dale Jensen of Maine, Robert Jensen of Ariz. and Carol Stier of Ariz.; sisters, Alice Baumann of Springfield, Agnes Thoms of Springfield, Elma Braun of Fulda, Vera Thoms of Ill., and Mildred Krietinger of Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lawrence in 1998, daughter, Betty Deegan, son, David Jensen and two brothers.