In Memory

James Jensen

James Ernest "Jim" Jensen, 55, of Sioux City, passed away May 10, 2018.

Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. R. Paul Johnston officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Gayville Cemetery, Gayville, S.D.  

Jim was born Aug. 25, 1962, in Yankton, S.D., the son of Alden "Bill" and Urla (Walsh) Jensen. After graduating from Iowa State College, Jim moved to New York until his father became sick and he moved back to Sioux City to take care of his sister, Karen.  

Jim worked as an assistant manager for Walmart and then as an assistant manager in the shoe department at Younkers until his retirement in 2015. 

Jim was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, acting as church treasurer from 2011 until present. He also was active in collecting and organizing school supplies each year for Bryant School.  

Jim was a very intelligent man, fluent in several languages and loved to study scriptures. He was a very kind and loving brother to his sister, Karen and enjoyed traveling.

Survivors include his sister, Karen Jensen and Karen's caregivers, The Kraft Family of Le Mars, Iowa; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and baby brother, Jack.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to his sister, Karen for help with the burial costs and her continued care. 

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