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Della Rae Jensen

December 16, 1933 — December 11, 2017

Della Jensen, 83, of Langdon, ND, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon.

Della Rae Myers was born December 16, 1933 in Hannah, ND, to Kermit and Phoebe (Brown) Myers. She attended country school south of Langdon and graduated from Langdon High School in 1952. After graduation, Della waitressed at the Green Mill and Nekoma Café. On October 24, 1954, Della and Melvin Jensen were married at the United Lutheran Church in Langdon. They raised their family and farmed in Osnabrock Township until they retired and moved into Langdon. Della tended large gardens and was always baking. She was known for her lefse and pickles. She also enjoyed knitting, embroidery, crocheting, and doing Sudoku puzzles. Della was a member of the sewing club in Osnabrock Township, Highland Church, United Lutheran Church and WELCA.

Surviving Della are her children: Diane (Bill) Wenzel of Langdon, Karen (Ed) Barth of Cincinnati, OH, and Ron (Joan) Jensen of Grand Forks, ND; grandchildren: Benjamin Wenzel, Bridget (Justin) Johnson, Patti (Kevin) Antil, Chad & Hope Barth, and Mary, Ryan, Curt & Lisa Jensen; great-grandchildren: Austin Wenzel and Harper & Alivia Johnson; and siblings: Donna (Duane) Peplow of WY, Idelle (Wayne) Flom of Fargo, Geraldine Devorak of ID, Robert (Donna Jean) Myers of TX, Colleen (Dick) Strong of TX, Melvin (Judy) Myers of OR, Marlene Haines of MN, and Christine Suher of WA along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Melvin; brother Clinton; brothers-in-law: Lowell Devorak, Gary Suher, & Oliver Jensen; and sister-in-law Selma Jensen.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. with a 5:30 p.m. prayer service on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon, ND. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, rural Nekoma, ND.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with a 5:30 p.m. prayer service on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Friday.


SERVICES
Funeral Service

Friday, December 15, 2017
2:00 PM

United Lutheran Church
1216 9th Avenue
Langdon, ND 58249

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with a 5:30 p.m. prayer service on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Friday.

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