Published On: Thu, Oct 27th, 2011

Obituary – Dorothy A. Jensen

PONCA — Dorothy A. Jensen, 81, Ponca, died at the Elms Health Care Center, Ponca, Sept. 15, 2011.
Visitation and a prayer service were Sept. 21 at the Mohr Funeral Home, Ponca.
Funeral services were Sept. 22 at First United Methodist Church, Ponca, with Pastor Sheila Taylor officiating.
Burial was in the Obert Cemetery, Obert.

Dorothy was born Dec. 14, 1929, in rural Bow Valley, to Frank and Anna (Schmidt) Heger. She grew up in Obert and attended school in Obert and Wynot. She married Sherman A. “Shine” Jensen. The couple lived in Laurel before moving to Ponca.
Dorothy worked as a seamstress for Bohan Upholstery, ?Sioux City, Iowa.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Ponca, and the Ponca American Legion Auxiliary.
She enjoyed working in her yard, walking and fishing.
Survivors include her son and wife, David and Jackie; daughter, Kathy Bookwalter; son and wife, Rick and Helen; brother, Ralph Heger; sister, Alvina Wilson; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Sherman A. Jensen; brothers, Leonard, Frank Jr., Clarence, Roman and Clyde; and sisters, Irene and Delores.