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Gary Jensen

June 2, 1942 — June 30, 2014

Lifelong Goodland, Kansas resident Gary Lee Jensen, 72, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Porter Hospital in Denver, Colorado.

He was born June 2, 1942, at Goodland, the son of Lillian Lee (Hickson) and Henry Jensen.  He graduated from Sherman Community High School in Goodland with the class of 1960, and from Northwest Kansas Vocational-Technical School.  He served his country in the Army National Guard from January 16, 1966 through December 1, 1969.

On May 27, 1966, he and Susan L. Schriewer were married, and they made their home in Goodland.  He worked many years in the Sherman County Highway Department.

Preceding him in death were his wife Susan, who died May 5, 2006; and his parents.

Surviving family includes his daughter Michelle Lamb and her husband Travis of Red Oak, Iowa; four grandchildren Joslyn Liby of Little Rock, Arkansas; Dayne Webring of Goodland; Brandon Lamb and Kennedy Lamb, both of Red Oak, Iowa.

The graveside service will be Monday, July 7, at 3:00 PM MT, at the Goodland Cemetery, with Pastor Darian Hybl officiating.  Military honors will be presented by United States National Guard—Dodge City, Kansas, and Veterans of Foreign Wars—Lowell Coleman Post 1133.

Friends may share their respects on Monday, from 1:00 until 3:00 PM MT, at Koons Chapel in Goodland.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be designated to Gary Jensen Memorial, and may be left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland, KS  67735-1555.

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