In Memory of Laura Jensen

October 29, 1930 - October 22, 2020

Age 89, of Danbury, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Shell Lake Health Center where she was a resident. She had been battling cancer for over the past year.

Laura was born on October 29, 1930 in Blaine Township of northern Burnett County WI to parents, Martha (Goldschmidt) and Richard Bystrom. On May 9, 1959, she married Donald Jensen of Oakland Township, Burnett County. From this union, three children were born, Darlene, Robert, and Karen. Laura preferred to be a homemaker, caring for her family and home. Until the last six years, she loved to be in her flower gardens and having many houseplants, especially African violets. Laura crocheted beautiful doilies and tablecloths, enjoyed sewing and making other crafts. In the last few years, she liked to occupy her time with word find puzzles and coloring.

Laura is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Martha Bystrom; husband, Donald Jensen; sister, Marjorie Ziehl; and brother, Theodore Bystrom.

Laura is survived by her children; Darlene (Greg) Treague, Danbury; Robert Jensen, Danbury; Karen (Charles) Sanford, Solon Springs; 6 grandchildren; Sarah (David) Velez; Jeremiah (Cheryl) Treague; Dustin Jensen; Ben (Katlin) Jensen; Nicole Sanford; Steven (Kate) Sanford; 8 great-grandchildren; Devin, Isabella and Sophia Velez, Penelope, Alex and Ethan Treague, Lola Sanford and Hannah Sanford; sister Violet Barden; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Special thanks to the caring and compassionate staff of the Shell Lake Care Center. Your comfort to Mom and our family has meant so very much. Special thanks also to Regional Hospice. Your kindness and support have been a great comfort in the last few months. We also thank those that gave previous care to Laura at Kapes Lakeside in Siren, County Terrace in Spooner, Maple Ridge of Spooner and the Frederic Nursing and Rehab in Frederic. It has been a long journey for Laura since 2014 and she will be missed.

A private burial service will take place at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Webster. No in person visitation or service will be done due to the pandemic of COVID. Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster.

Last Update: Oct 27, 2020 3:03 pm CDT

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