††††† †††Jon Jenson, 51, of Badger, MN, died on Monday, August 18, 2014 in LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau, MN after a long battle with cancer.
††††† Jonathan Joseph Jenson, the son of Charles and Arlene Jenson, was born December 6, 1962 in Greenbush, MN.† He grew up and attended school at Greenbush.† He had worked at Juhl Farms, road construction out of Bemidji, Erickson Cattle of rural Badger and was now self-employed raising cattle and crops.
††††† Jon was a member of the National Guard for six years and a member of Moen-Zimek Post 88, American Legion of Greenbush.† He was active in the Gator Wrestling Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, boating, 4-wheeling and trap shooting.
††††† Jon married Kris Kruse on April 7, 1990 in Bethel Lutheran Church in Greenbush.
††††† He is survived by his wifeóKris.
Children:† Lacey Jenson of Louisville, KY,
†††††††††††††††† Tony (Kierah) Jenson of Badger,
†††††††††††††††† Trevor (Carly Schires) Jenson of Greenbush and
†††††††††††††††† Jacob Jenson of Badger.
2 GrandchildrenóEmerson & Josephine.
His parentsóCharles & Arlene Jenson of Greenbush,
BrothersóJeff (Bobbi) of Greenbush,†† Randy (Alice) of Greenbush
†††††††††††††††††† and Rick (Randi) of Roseau, MN.
Parents-in-lawóLarry & Bea Kruse of St. Hilaire, MN and
††††††††††††††††† Brother-in-lawóTodd (Alecia) Kruse of St. Hilaire.
††††††††††††††††† and many other relatives and friends.
††††† He was preceded in death by his grandparentsóJoe & Thelma Jenson; Art & Alice Ellingson.
†††† A Memorial Service was held on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Bethel Lutheran Church of Greenbush with Pastor Mark Mathews, officiating. Music was provided by Bill Forbister & Linda Sovde.† Honorary Pallbearers were Jonís nieces & nephewsóChance MacKenzi, Travis, Tyler & Eli Jenson, Kagen Waage, Karissa Yates, Spencer & Maverick Symington, Ashleigh, Kaitlyn & Madisyn Kruse and his special friendsóRuss Anderson, Dale Wicklund, David Stauffenecker & Glen Olson.† Military Honors were performed by Moen-Zimek Post 88, American Legion of Greenbush. Inurnment was in Nannestad Cemetery, rural Badger.† Arrangements were with Gieseke Funeral Chapel of Greenbush.