Obituaries

Laona Jenson

Aug 16, 2019
Jenson, Laona

Services:

11:00 am Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1024 W. 8th St., Waterloo, IA 50702

Visitation:

10:00 to 11:00 am Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1024 W. 8th St., Waterloo, IA 50702

Cemetery:

Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo

Memorials:

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

Biography

Laona Jenson, 90, of Waterloo, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital.

She was born September 11, 1928, in West Bend, daughter of George and Sophia Harms Wichtendahl. Laona married Gordon Jenson September 7, 1947.

She was an active member at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, serving on the Properties Board and the Ladies Aid. She was an avid baker, and in her earlier years, she enjoyed gardening.

Laona is survived by her son, Randy Jenson of Waterloo; a granddaughter, Cyndy Cook of Fort Myers‚ FL; a great-granddaughter, Emily Calfee of Fort Myers‚ FL; two sisters, Selma (Eddie) Cruise of Wesley‚ and Emogene (Harold) Batt of Cedar Falls; one brother, Delbert Wichtendahl of Whittemore; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by parents; husband; a daughter, Sue Cook; and siblings, Lorraine, Florence, Eleanor, Henry, Harlan, Bernard, and Laura.

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  1. Denise Kremer | Aug 20, 2019

    loved this lady...worked many years with her as an election official...we shared many holiday cards and family news...will miss her greatly as a friend...blessings Denise Kremer

  2. Tamara Buchanan | Aug 16, 2019
    My heart is broken today. Wish I could have gotten in one last hug and seen one last smile. We sure will miss her and her baking, especially her angel food cake. It wasn't a proper gathering without one! Rest easy in Heaven Aunt Nonie.

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