Lois Jensen Obituary

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In Memory of

Lois Floella (Kirkpatrick) Jensen

May 27, 1928 - May 4, 2014
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Lois Kirkpatrick Jensen, 85, of Tyler, Texas passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2014. She was born to the late William T. and Rubie M. Teel on May 27, 1928 in Grand Saline, Texas. Lois worked in the engineering department of General Electric before becoming a successful home builder. Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Gunther T. Jensen. She was a devoted and proud mother to her surviving son, Stephen J. Kirkpatrick of Tyler. Also, she was known as a loving and fun Mammaw to her two granddaughters, Stacey Kirkpatrick and Kristi McCarty, three great grandchildren, Grant and Andrew McCarty and Olivia Stephens. Lois had a joyful and...
Lois Kirkpatrick Jensen, 85, of Tyler, Texas passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2014. She was born to the late William T. and Rubie M. Teel on May 27, 1928 in Grand Saline, Texas. Lois worked in the engineering department of General Electric before becoming a successful home builder.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Gunther T. Jensen. She was a devoted and proud mother to her surviving son, Stephen J. Kirkpatrick of Tyler. Also, she was known as a loving and fun Mammaw to her two granddaughters, Stacey Kirkpatrick and Kristi McCarty, three great grandchildren, Grant and Andrew McCarty and Olivia Stephens. Lois had a joyful and independent spirit, loved traveling with family, playing Scrabble and dominoes, enjoyed the outdoors and gardening and cherished her family and friends.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Nancy Kirkpatrick; grandchildren, Stacey Kirkpatrick and her husband, Brian Stephens and Kristi and her husband, Brent McCarty. Great grandchildren include Grant McCarty, Andrew McCarty and Olivia Stephens.

The family wishes to express their thanks to the staff at Emeritus at Pinehurst for the kind and loving care of Lois the past few months.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home, 12053 State Highway 64 West, Tyler. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2014 also at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Tyler Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Habitat for Humanity International, 121 Habitat Street, Americus, GA 31709-3498.

Tyler Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery is entrusted with the arrangements.

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