Jensen, Hans E. 80, of Elgin, passed away on February 12, 2013 in Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born on July 19, 1932 in Geneva, IL the son of Hans F. and Kirsten (Lycke) Jensen. Hans was a Veteran, and served in the US Army. He had worked for NICOR Gas CO. 37 years prior to his retirement. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elgin and the American Legion Post #57. Survivors include his son, Craig (Bonnie) Jensen of South Elgin; his sister, Alice Barnes of San Diego, CA; nieces, nephews, cousins and family. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Loretta J. Jensen in 2008; his son, Paul Jensen 2010. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 330 Griswold St., Elgin IL 60123 with Rev. Dave Daubert officiating. Burial will follow at River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee, IL. Visitation will be on Friday from 4-8:00 P.M. in the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Memorials may be made to the church. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com .
Published in Courier News on Feb. 14, 2013