Jensen, Clara E.
Clara E. Jensen, age 94, of Waupaca, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at Bethany Home. She was born in Waupaca on February 4, 1917, the daughter of the late Peter R. and Valborg (Christensen) Johnson. She was married to Carl A. Jensen and he preceded her in death on November 9, 1992. Clara enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, crocheting, knitting and gardening. She is survived by her children: David (Shirley) Jensen of Waupaca, Donald (Janice) Jensen of Scandinavia, Elaine Peterson of Waupaca and Connie Johanknecht (Paul Shellenberger) of Green Bay; 7 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild as well as nieces and nephews. Clara was preceded in death by her husband Carl; son, Paul; sons-in-law, Carl Peterson and Robert Johanknecht; daughter-in-law, Nancy Jensen; brother and sister-in-law, Norman (Ardyce) Johnson, and a sister, Florence Hoppe. The Funeral Service was held at 11 AM Friday, December 23, 2011 at Farmington Lutheran Church, with Rev. Mark Sabin officiating. Visitation was held from 9 AM until the time of the service. Burial followed in Sheridan Cemetery. The Maple Crest Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.