Janis Rae Jensen

Mar 16, 2019


10:30 AM Friday, March 22, 2019 at Grace Fellowship Church, 1760 Williston Avenue,


4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home


Garden of Memories Cemetery


to the family for a memorial fund to be established


Janis Rae Jensen, 71, of Waterloo, IA, died Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

She was born November 4, 1947 in Waterloo, daughter of Harold O. and Lois L. Leonard Parker. She graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1965 and attended Iowa State University. She married Richard "Dick” Jensen August 31, 1968 at Grace Brethren Church in Waterloo.

She was a homemaker, a member of Grace Fellowship Church and taught Bible Study for over 40 years. She was also in the choir and the women's ministry; as well as the church decorator.

She enjoyed shopping, decorating and she loved to create. She loved going to Duluth and watching the freighters come in on Lake Superior. Most of all, Jan loved her family and her grandchildren.

Janis is survived by her husband, Richard “Dick” Jensen of Waterloo; two daughters, Kristine (Brad) Hunter of Jesup‚ IA, and Karen (Anthony) Trunnell of Naperville‚ IL; and 6 grandchildren: Ethan, Elaine, Elizabeth and Ella Hunter and Summer and Sam Trunnell.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a twin brother, Craig Parker.

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  1. Greg and Joy Sayles | Mar 20, 2019
    Dick and your family - So sorry to hear about Jan! She was a good friend to us at Grace Brethen those many years ago.  Her laugh and smile made everyone’s day. Prayers for you all in the coming weeks. 

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