Marjorie “Marge” A. Jensen, 80 of the Town of Greenwood, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
Marge was born in the Town of Chelsea, on Thursday, December 1, 1938, the daughter of Edward and Anna (Lissner) Dassow Sr.
She grew up on the Dassow Dairy Farm. She met her future husband, Richard Jensen while in high school. The couple were married at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Medford, on September 29, 1956. In 1964, the couple purchased a dairy farm in the Town of Greenwood. They operated the dairy farm from 1964 until 1981. They then moved to their home on Forest Drive in the Town of Greenwood.
Marge was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey. She was also a member of the Tuesday evening ladies bowling league at Little Bohemia and bowled with Richard at Little Bohemia on a Sunday evening mixed couples league. Marge had been a member of the Greenwood Homemakers.
After her children were all in school, she helped out as a cook for the Greenwood Elementary School. She then worked as a cook at Strama’s restaurant in Medford for many years until going to work at Hurd Millwork, where she was employed until her retirement.
Marge enjoyed fishing, camping, knitting, casino trips, listening to Polka music, dancing and baking, especially apple pie bars and her German potato salad. But most of all, Marge loved her family and took great pride in all of their accomplishments.
She will be dearly missed by her husband of sixty-three years; Richard, children; Dennis (Susan) Jensen of Chelsea, Rick (Dawn) Jensen of Medford, Debra Grant of Medford, Diann (Donald) Hartman of Medford, Karen (Dennis) Becker of Medford and Cindy (Steve) Ziembo of Medford, son-in-law; Bob Ziembo of Medford, sixteen grandchildren, and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother; Edward (Sue) Dassow Jr. of Medford, sister-in-law; Catherine Dassow of Whittlesey and brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Eugene (Violet) Jensen of Medford. Marge is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter; Sandra Ziembo, Son-in-law; Edward Grant and by three brothers and four sisters.
he visitation for Marge will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, located at W5334 Dassow Avenue, Medford, Wisconsin from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service.
Inurnment will take place at a later date at the Chelsea Community Cemetery.