Dorothy A. Jensen
December 14, 1929 - September 15, 2011

Dorothy A. Jensen, 81, of Ponca, NE passed away at the Elms Health Care Center in Ponca, NE on Thursday, September 15, 2011.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at First United Methodist Church in Ponca, NE with Pastor Sheila Taylor officiating. Burial will be in the Obert Cemetery in Obert, NE. Visitation will begin at 5:00 P.M., with the family present at 6:00 P.M. and a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at the Mohr Funeral Home in Ponca, NE. Condolences may posted online at

Dorothy was born December 14, 1929 in rural St. Helena, NE, the daughter of Frank and Anna (Schmidt) Heger. She grew up in Obert and attended school in Obert. She married Sherman A. (Shine) Jensen. The couple lived in Laurel before moving to Ponca. Dorothy worked as a seamstress for Bohan Upholstery in
Sioux City, IA.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ponca, NE and the Ponca American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed working in her yard, walking and fishing.

Survivors include her son, David (Jackie); daughter, Kathy Bookwalter; son, Rick (Helen); brother, Ralph; sister, Alvina; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Sherman A. Jensen; brothers, Clarence, Leonard, Clyde and Jim; and sisters, Irene and Deloris.
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Visitation Information

Visitation begins at 5PM, with the family present at 6PM and a prayer service at 7PM.

Map & Driving Directions

Date & Time

Wed, September 21, 2011
5:00 PM


Mohr Funeral Home, Ponca
218 N East St
Ponca, Nebraska 68770

Service Information

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Date & Time

Thu, September 22, 2011
11:00 AM


United Methodist Church-Ponca
223 W 2nd St
Ponca, Nebraska 68770


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