Neale E. Jensen
Neale E. Jensen, age 63, of Malone, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac of natural causes. He was born December 11, 1956, to Erwin Jensen and Jewel (Pilling) Jensen, in Fond du Lac. He was a long-time member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Malone. Neale graduated from New Holstein High School in 1975 where he was active in 4H, and after he attended Fond du Lac Technical College. Neale enjoyed being outside especially splitting wood and sturgeon fishing on Lake Winnebago with friends. He also appreciated reading books and magazines, and was proud of his toy tractor collection. For many years he worked the family farm and Stockbridge Manufacturing, drove trucks, and served on the Pipe Volunteer Fire Department. Most recently he was employed with Todd Meyer and at the Pipe BP as a cashier on the weekends.
He is survived by his sister, Marie Dekker; a niece: Carie (Philip) Gallagher; nephews: Craig Dekker and Ryan Dekker; a great niece: Psalm Dekker-Smith; an aunt: Merle Hansen; many cousins, friends, and co-workers. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law: Louis Dekker; uncles: Bill Burgess, Bob Hansen, Art Jensen, Bob Gravelle, and Howard Pilling; aunts: Ruth Gravelle and Florence Jensen; cousin: Karen Good; and god-parents: John and Marjory Durn.
Thank you to St. Agnes Hospital, the St. Cloud Emergency Services and the Fond du Lac County Sheriff Department for their care and compassion, as well as the kindness of a good Samaritan.
Due to COVID19, a memorial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Town of Calumet Fire Department (W3118 County Rd W, Malone, WI 53049). Wieting Family Funeral Home of Chilton is assisting with arrangements (wietingfuneralhome.com).