JENSEN, Lilly Margarethe “Bear”
April 23, 1916 – April 12, 2013
Lilly “Bear” Jensine Margrethe Spens Sorenson, beloved wife of the late Knud Jensen, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the age of 96 years.
Surrounded by family and her special caregiver Gennie, Bear passed peacefully. Lilly was born in Fjellerup, Denmark and immigrated to Canada with husband Knud in 1937.
Lilly “Bear” is survived by her loving family, daughter Lydia (Don), daughter-in-law Carol (Don); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother Per; sisters Olga and Krista; and many nieces and nephews. Lilly “Bear” was predeceased by her loving husband Knud, son Spens, and great-granddaughter Lilly.
Funeral Services will be held at Airdrie United Church (216 First Avenue NE) on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 781-1978, www.heartandstroke.ca or to Airdrie United Church. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Bear Jensen, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS &
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