john henry jensen, 79, distinguished and devoted member of the sons of utah pioneers and prominent Provo, Utah church and civic worker, died March 1, 1971 in a Provo hospital of cancer. He was a former employee of the First National Bank of Driggs, Ida. and the Federal Land Board of Berkeley, Calif. He managed the Federal Land Bank Office and was a credit consultant in Salt Lake City.
Mr. Jensen taught business administration at ricks college in Rexburg, Ida.
In addition to activity in the sup, he was a member of the Lions.
Mr. Jensen’s church activities included bishop of the Driggs Ward and missionary in the Southern States Mission. He was a high priest and former superintendent in the Sunday Schools. He served for many years as a home teacher.
Mr. Jensen was born Nov. 1, 1891 in Goshen, Utah County, to Niels Herbert and Karen Marie Halverson Jensen. He married Alice Steele in the Salt Lake Temple on June 3, 1914.
Survivors: widow; sons, daughters, John H., Salt Lake City; William R., Bountiful; Mrs. Harold S. (Vivian) Moulton, Orem; Mrs. Dean (Alice) Marler, Boise, Idaho; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held March 5 in the Berg Mortuary Chapel, Provo, and burial was in the Provo City Cemetery.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in