Susan Gaye Jensen (Wilcox) age 71 of Fort Dodge, Iowa passed away peacefully Sunday morning, August 1, 2021, at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 7th at 11:00 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with President Tyler Thacker officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the church.
Laufersweiler Funeral Home is serving the family.
Susan was born on September 15th, 1949, in Rockford, Illinois the first-born daughter of Robert and Patricia Wilcox. In 1959 Susan, her brother Robin, and their parents moved to Blair, NE. In 1967 she graduated from Blair High School. She briefly attended Dana College in Blair. She was united in marriage to Richard Eugene Jensen on February 15, 1969. They were blessed with 4 sons, David, Brian, Kevin, and Daniel, who she loved fiercely.
The couple moved to Iowa in 1989. She built a home and raised four sons. She worked as a teacher’s aide at area schools, then as a receptionist for local businesses. But her favorite job was grandmother to 13 amazing grandchildren.
Sue’s hobbies included: genealogy, cross-stitch, reading, enjoying nature, spending time with grandkids, doing puzzles, and watching Husker Football.
Survivors include her brother Robin and Patty Wilcox of Fairview, UT, 4 sons Dave and Kasey Jensen of Blair, NE, Brian and Reagon Jensen of Manson, IA, Kevin and Amy Jensen of Omaha, NE, Dan and Emily Jensen of Fort Dodge, IA, and 13 grandchildren. Susan was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.