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JENSEN, John William, P.Eng.

October 4, 1940 – September 7, 2012

John died peacefully in his sleep on September 7, 2012. John was born in Olds, Alberta and grew up on the farm at Eagle Hill. He graduated from U of A Mechanical Engineering, 1963. He worked initially at Rangeland Pipeline, and continued his career in pipeline construction working mostly as a consultant.

John will be lovingly remembered by his wife Joan, children, Susan (Richard), Joanne (James) and Eric (Lara), six grandchildren, siblings Eric, Carl, Michael, Mary Ann and their families. John was predeceased by a brother, Chris and parents, Hans and Anna.

A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Danish Canadian Club (727 – 11 Avenue SW Calgary) on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – dress: casual. In lieu of flowers donations can be made directly to The University of Alberta, Mechanical Engineering Fund, Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of John Jensen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. As you celebrate John’s life, know that my thoughts are with you. I know you will all miss him terribly. My memory will always be of the gentle giant, that loved to have his family around him for wonderful meals, then play games till late and reluctantly say goodnight! Goodnight John
    Love Lynn

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  2. Mr. Jensen was such a kind and gentle soul to everyone and he will be remembered so fondly. May all your happy memories give you some comfort at such a sad time. Thinking of all of you, Tara-Lee

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