Vivian A. Jensen

  • Born: November 24, 1915
  • Died: July 25, 2017
  • Location: Fowler, Ohio

Lane Funeral Home - Canfield Chapel

65 N Broad St.
Canfield, OH 44406
Tel. (330) 533-3326

Tribute & Message From The Family

Vivian A. Jensen, 101 of Fowler and formerly of Courtland, Kansas died Tuesday evening, July 25, 2017, at Concord Care of Hartford in Fowler. She was born November 24, 1915 in Scandia, Kansas the daughter of the late Gust and Etta Louise Hall Nystrom. She had been a lifetime resident of Kansas before moving to Fowler to live with her daughter in 2000. Vivian was a 1935 graduate of Scandia High School and worked her whole working career in food service at nursing homes and as a cook at several Kansas restaurants, retiring from Mary Mount College in Salina after many years of service as a cook. Vivian was a member of the Scandia Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and was currently a member of Cortland Christian Church since moving to Ohio. She had been a member of the HDU Club in Scandia , enjoyed embroidery and loved going to auctions with her husband, Arthur. She is survived by one son, Richard A. (Janice) Jensen of Hutchinson, Kansas; one daughter, Virginia J. Carr with whom she had made her home in Fowler; four grandchildren, Denise (Keith) Rising, Tracie (Jack) Plummer, Staci (Jon) Strnad and Sean (Melissa) Jensen and seven great grandchildren, Alexandra, Melissa, Morgan, Grant, James, Sydney and Kelsey. Her husband of 55 years, Arthur E. Jensen, whom she married September 24, 1936 preceded her in death September 12, 1991. Her son-in-law, James Carr II; one grandson, James Carr III; two sisters, Mildred Johnson and Violet Nelson and two brothers, Lawrence and John Nystrom also have all preceded in death. A memorial service will be at held at 6 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel in Cortland, where the family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service time. Pastor Donald Barnes will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Lutheran Church Cemetery in Scandia, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cortland Christian Church, 153 Grove Drive, Cortland, OH 44410; the Scandia Methodist Church, 418 Cloud St., Scandia, KS 66966 or to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685. Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at