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William George Jensen

May 1, 1931 — April 9, 2024

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William George Jensen, (92) of Kaysville Utah, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, April 9, 2024.


 Bill was born to George Bell and June (Christensen) Jensen in Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 1, 1931. He attended South High School in Salt Lake City, graduating in 1948. He then joined the United States Air Force at Fort Douglas Utah, in 1950. He served honorably in the Korean Conflict, December 1951  to November 1953, stationed on a small Japanese island, Okinoerabujima, near Okinawa.


 He returned to the United States and married his wife, Inez Coreen (Homer) Jensen, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on July 2nd, 1954. They subsequently lived in Rome, New York, as he finished his military service. He and Coreen then returned to Utah, where he finished his studies at the University of Utah. He graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences / Electrical Engineering in June, 1957.


 His civilian career began with Sperry, as an Electrical Engineer. He then began work for the United States Air Force, at Hill Air Force Base. In 1994, Bill retired from the Army Corps of Engineers, where he finished his 31 years of service to his country.


 Bill was talented at photography, developing his own negatives and film in a dark room he built at his home in Bountiful, Utah. He also enjoyed camping, traveling, rebuilding cars; and especially tending his tomato plants and fruit trees, leaving behind a legacy of stone fruit trees for future generations to enjoy.


 A devoted father, grandfather, and husband, he was preceded in death by his son, David George Jensen (6-11-01). He is survived by his wife, Inez Coreen Jensen, daughter Linda (Jensen) Schooley and husband Cory Schooley, son Michael Edmund Jensen, daughter Susan (Jensen) Harrison and husband Todd Harrison.


 He is also survived by grandchildren Chloe (Schooley) Oliveira and husband Clauber Oliveira, Jamie (Schooley) Arnold and husband Michael Arnold, Alec Schooley and wife Jenna (Johnston) Schooley, and Wyatt Harrison. He also had three great-grandchildren, Florence Oliveira, Oakley and Indie Schooley.

 

The family will host funeral services on Friday April 19, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Rd., Layton, Utah.  Friends and family may visit Thursday April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary.


Interment, including military honors, will be held Saturday April 20, 12:00 noonat the Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 S 400 E, Spanish Fork, Utah.


​Services will be live-streamed by going to www.lindquistmortuary.com and scrolling to the bottom of William's obituary page. 

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Friday, April 19, 2024

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Friday, April 19, 2024

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Saturday, April 20, 2024

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