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Obituary: Jensen, Irene V.

Age 86

JENSEN, Irene V.

Passed away May 9, 2012, with family by her side, in Spokane, WA. Irene was born on December 1, 1925 in Curlew, WA. She was the daughter of Frank and Katherine Bauer. She was preceded in death by four siblings; Katherine Larson, Emma Nelms, Violet Bruno and Frank Bauer Jr. Irene graduated from West Valley High School in 1942. She married Walter Jensen in Spokane on December 17, 1946 at St John’s Cathedral. She worked at Eastern State Hospital as a payroll entry clerk for twenty years. Irene loved cooking and enjoyed teaching her cherished family her culinary skills. She always had food and candy available when friends and family visited. She is survived by two sons, Robert Jensen and Gerald (Francis) Jensen. She has four grand children, Darren Schell, Melvin Schell, Jennifer Jensen and Robert Jensen. Irene cherished three great grandchildren. All her family and friends will miss her deeply and keep her alive in their memories. Visitation for Irene will be held on Monday, May 14, 2012, from 10 am to 5 pm, at the HAZEN & JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. Monroe. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, May 15, at 1 pm on the grounds of Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery.