Thomas William Jensen, Smithfield, Utah, age 78, died March 4, 1971 in a Logan hospital of natural causes. He was an enthusiastic member of the sons of utah pioneers, a member of a bishopric in Ogden and a former missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Norway.
While a resident of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, was Sunday School and YMMIA superintendent and high priest group leader.
Mr. Jensen served three terms as a member of the Utah State Legislature, the State Board of Agriculture and the State Farm Board. He also served on the National Reclamation and Utah Highway Users Committees. He was a member of the Kiwanis, Lions International, Ambassador Clubs, and the Smithfield Fifth Ward.
Thomas W. Jensen was born Aug. 6, 1892 in Richfield, Colo,, a son of Christen and Carrie Peterson Jensen. He married Annie Lambert Woodbury on Nov. 30, 1916 in the Salt Lake Temple. She died Aug. 6, 1964.
Survivors include a daughter and eight sons, Mrs. Arthur P. (Phyllis) Ford Jr., Holladay; Charles W., Pocatello, Idaho; Col. Thomas L., Denver, Colo.; Dr. Alvin C., Columbia, Pa.; Lynn O., Baltimore, Md.; Victor R., Smithfield; Joseph E., LaCrescenta, Calif.; Robert W., V. Lambert, both Salt Lake City; 49 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and the following brothers and sisters, Oliver, Wilford, Mrs. Hannah Mortensen, all Manassa, Colo,; Mrs. Ester Hunt, Salt Lake City.
Funeral services were held Mar. 8 at 36 East 7th South, Salt Lake City and burial was in the Memorial Gardens of the Valley.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in