Thursday, September 06, 2007

A Sad Moment in Time...

Madge Buchanan Jensen
(April 23, 1920 - September 6, 2007)

Centerfield, Utah - Our kind and beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Madge Buchanan Jensen, age 87, died September 6, 2007 in Gunnison, Utah. She was born April 23, 1920 in Centerfield, a daughter of Archibald Lorenzo and Ann Geneva Ahlstrom Buchanan.

Madge graduated from Gunnison High School and attended Snow College for one year. She married Ivan James Jensen August 7, 1940 in the Manti LDS Temple.

Madge was an active member of the LDS Church where she served as organist and pianist. She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Centerfield Camp where she served as secretary and treasurer and organist.

Madge was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed crocheting, quilting and cooking. She could do anything she set her mind to do. Music was a big part of her life and she enjoyed playing the piano and accordian.

Madge is survived by her husband of Centerfield; her children: Mardy and Karen Jensen, LaMaun and Debbie Jensen, Russell M. Jensen, all of Centerfield; Venna and Russell Dreshek of Oconto, Wisconsin; Sherry and John Claire of Tooele; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and 37 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Gwenna Nelson of Alpine, Wyoming.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters: Neil Buchanan, Lynn Buchanan, Reva Sorenson, Della Buchanan, Alta Martin and Verl Rosenberg.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. in the Centerfield 2nd LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call for viewing Monday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. or Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Centerfield Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield, Salina and Gunnison, Utah.