Michael C. Jensen, 80, Pocatello, passed away, February 5, 2017, at his home, with his beloved wife, Sandy, at his side.
He was born August 7, 1936 in Pocatello to Rasmus and Lillian Gresham Jensen. He married Sandra K. Brown on January 21, 1959 in American Falls, Idaho. She was a loving wife of 58 years. We gave a loving heart and willing hand. Yes, we did it all. Thanks for the years you gave me and for the dream we shared, you know how much I loved you and how much I cared.
Mike served in the United States Army as a male nurse and mechanic during the war. He was a skilled carpenter and a great story teller. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and country music.
Mike was a faithful friend. Thank you to Dennis, Bruce, Boyd, Gary, and Jerry, for the many years of great friendship.
A special thanks to Encompass Home Health Care and Hospice workers and the workers at the Smith's Store in Chubbuck. Thank you also to Mike Stinson for
your kind words and prayers.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy, of Pocatello; a son, Robert (Kathy) Jensen; a daughter, Camille (Jack) Farrell; 6 grandchildren; 2 lovely great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rasmus (Lise) Jensen.
No Public services will be held.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Ave., Pocatello. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.cornelisonfh.com
You were always there when we needed you,
No task too great or small.
With a loving heart
and a willing hand,
For us you did them all.
Thanks for the years you gave us
And for the dreams we shared.
We only pray that when you left,
You knew how much we cared.