Laura Rosezetta Jensen

Laura Rosezetta Jensen, age 92, of Chilton, formerly of the Town of Lynn and the Town of Mentor in Clark County, WI, died on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Wisconsin Veteran Home in King. She was born July 1, 1923 in Savanna, IL, daughter of the late Clem & Esther (Plattenberger) Hoy.

Laura proudly served during WWII with the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, or WAVE in the United States Navy. Following her discharge, Laura married Eddie Jensen on June 8, 1946 in the Town of York, IL and the couple operated a dairy farm together. She devoted her life to the raising of her two sons and everything Laura did was for their betterment. She was a member of the Humbird American Legion Post, was a former member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in New Holstein and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, reading, and watching movies on TV. Although she didn’t go as frequently as she would have liked, Laura also enjoyed the relaxation and solitude of fishing.

Survivors include her children: Jerry (Pat) Jensen of Chilton, Thomas (Marcia) Jensen of Neenah; 5 grandchildren: Bethany (Michael) Wiskow, Dan (Beth) Jensen, Megan Jensen, Jaime (William) Reese, Lori (Andrew) Lecker; 10 great grandchildren; and a brother: Hal Hoy of Thomson, IL.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Eddie; 2 sisters: Mildred Styles and Betty Bailey; and a brother: John Hoy.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at the Lower York Cemetery in Thomson, IL. – See more at: