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Geraldine Jensen
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Geraldine L. Jensen (Smith)
1945 - 2017
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Obituary for Geraldine Jensen

Geraldine Jensen
Heaven’s lights shone brighter on March 21, 2017 when 71-year-old Geraldine “Geri” Lois (Smith) Jensen took her place among the stars.
Born above a cheese factory in Hay River, Wis. on September 3, 1945 to Arnold and Elizabeth (Minor) Smith, she grew out of the dresser drawer that she slept in to become a woman whose words were kind, actions were generous and love was unfailing.
She grew up loving 1950s and 1960s music and attending dances at Bradford High School in Kenosha, Wis. On October 28, 1961, she married Lynn C. Jensen at St. James Catholic Church in Kenosha and was married for 38 years.
Across Dunn, Barron and Kenosha county, she shared her faith and love of the Lord as a Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) teacher for 18 years and brought her talents to St. George’s Catholic Church in Kenosha where she cooked for Father Lawrence Chapman and Father Bill Whalen.
She served her community as the secretary for the Dunn County Environmental Council, a member of the Dunn County Homemakers Club and a host mother to German foreign exchange student, Christian Behrendt. For three years, she owned the ice cream parlor, Cookie’s Sweets and Cream in Kenosha.
Over the course of eight years, she was a loving and devoted foster mother to 11 newborns. Three generations have memories of frosting sugar cookies, playing games and eating her famous homemade buns.
Above all, she loved being a mother to her four children who survived her in death: Lynn (Dawn) Jensen of Neenah, Wis.; Tami (Edward) Sirrell of Berlin, Wis.; Jody (Nada El-Khoury) Jensen of Fla. and Thad (Jill) Jensen of Kenosha, Wis. Geri is also survived by her two loving siblings, Dennis (Sally) Smith and Jill (Tom) Corr as well as sister-in-law Olevia Downes. Geri was a Nana to 12 surviving grandchildren: Chad Sirrell, Jamie-Lynn (Bryan) Sirrell-Kraft, Chastity (Brian) Clark, Arianne (Benjamin) Masters, Cliff (Gina) Jensen, Andrew Sirrell, Clint Jensen, Julie Jensen, Jaclyn Jensen, Casey (Bradley) Husby, Todd Jensen and Kylee Brinkman, ex-granddaughters-in-law: Ashley Sirrell and Coral Jensen and 15 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by five godchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and loving friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; brother James “Jimmy” (Maxine) Quarders; sister Lois (Wally) Hermann-Dailey; brother Donald (Carol) Quarders; brother Lloyd Quarders; brother Loren Quarders; brother Lawrence (Margaret) Quarders; sister Lorraine (Darrell) Pickerign; sister Beverly (William) Ankney; sister Gloria (Donald) Vepley; brother Richard Smith; granddaughters Mary Kay Sirrell and Autumn Lydia Jensen.
The celebration of Geri’s life will take place on March 31, 2017 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 9091 Prairie Ridge Blvd, Pleasant Prairie, Wis. 53158. The visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by noon Mass. Interment will take place at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park in Somers, Wis.
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