for Hershel S. Jensen, 81, of Boise, formerly of Melba, who
died on Saturday, June 25, in Boise, will be conducted at 2
p.m. on Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel by the Rev.
Joseph Housh of the Nampa First United Methodist Church.
Interment, with graveside rites by the Melba IOOF Lodge #150,
will follow in the Melba Cemetery.
was born on Feb. 13, 1902, at Mt. Pleasant, Utah, to Sophus
and Lura Jensen. He was reared and attended Wasatch Academy in
Mt. Pleasant. He married Verda Patricia Hopfenbeck on Sept. I
22, 1926, in Salt Lake City. They made their home in Mt.
Pleasant until 1950 when they moved to Melba where they
farmed. Mrs. Jensen died on Feb. 7, 1963. He resided in Melba
until 1976, at which time he moved to Boise where he had made
his home since.
He was a member of the
Melba IOOF Lodge #150; a member of the Damascus Lodge #10,
AF&AM of Mt. Pleasant; and a life member of the Boise Scottish
He is survived by two
daughters, Gloria Henderson of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.,
and Mrs. Mary Wagers of Boise; one brother, Rex S. Jensen of
Melba; and six grandsons.
suggests memorial contributions to a favorite charity or
flowers may be sent.
be grandsons, Scott J., John K., and Robert K. Henderson and
Gary W., Kenneth G. and David B. Wagers.