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Obituary for Darlene M. Jensen
Darlene Mae Jensen, 78, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2009 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Even though she had already battled cancer, we lost her due to Leukemia. Darlene was born in Minneapolis, MN to Lyle and Ethelmae Cunningham on July 30, 1931. Darlene and Harry were married June 7th, 1952 where they lived on the family farm outside of Luck. She helped farm for many years until she started working at the school kitchen, then at the Luck Post Office, and finally as Postmaster in the town of Centuria. Later she worked at the Inter-county Leader as a Proofreader until she retired. Darlene was always active in the community with Danish Brotherhood, the senior center, ladies auxiliary for the Pioneer Home, she also belonged to NARFE. She got together with friends and played Scrabble every Monday afternoon. She sat on the board for the Care-a-van and was proud to be a RED HAT MAMA. She loved music and also played the piano like her father. She had a witty sense of humor and loved a good joke. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Warren; granddaughter, Candice; and brother-in-law, Lauritz. She is survived by her husband, Harry; 3 children, Steven (Susan), Alan (Loann), Karen (Mike); grandchildren, Jenny, Cody, Brian, Autumn, Kristin, Jared, Jay and Joel (the grandchildren came over every Christmas to make Peppernedder – even some of the great-grand-children helped); she is also survived by 7 great-grandsons and 6 great-granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved deeply. Funeral services will be held at West Denmark Lutheran Church, west of Luck, on Wednesday, November 25th at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held at Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, WI on Tuesday, November 24th from 4-7:00 p.m. Visitation will also be held at the church on Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m. and will continue until the service begins. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, Wisconsin was entrusted with funeral arrangements. For information call 715-472-2444.