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Doris L. (Hetrick) Jensen

1935 - 2021

Norfolk, NE


Private Services for Doris L. Jensen, age 85, of Norfolk, will be at a later date.  She passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.  Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

Doris was born June 18, 1935 in Mountain Home, Arkansas to Ralph and Grace (Tift) Hetrick.  She graduated from Plainview High School. 

Doris married Donald G. Jensen in 1954 in Plainview.

Over the years, Doris was a baker at Child’s and Blackburn’s Bakery and later on the manager of the Bakery Department at Hinky Dinky in Norfolk. 

Doris and Don enjoyed their picnics and road trips to see the migration of the Sand Hill Cranes, and the geese and eagles in flight near Niobrara.   

She is survived by her children Terry (Jan) Jensen of Norfolk, Linda (Tim) Kirsch of Vermillion, SD, and David Jensen of Norfolk, 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and sister Lou Raff of Creighton. 

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 60 years, Don, and sisters Mary and Ruth.

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Melodee and Phil Boggs

April 5, 2021 11:39 AM

Aunt Doris will always hold a very special place in my heart.  It was such a treat to be able to grow up nearby where you all lived.  I knew we were always welcome and that we would have good times and good eats.  My deepest sympathies to my cousins on the loss of your mom. 

Mark and Sandy McLarnan

April 3, 2021 3:59 PM

Our prayers and condolences to the family of Doris.  We received word of her pass today.  So sad to hear of our dear neighbor's passing.  She will be greatly missed.  What a wonderful lady she was!

Deb Gronau Auen

April 3, 2021 12:57 PM

I’m so sorry for your loss Donnie and family. Doris had such a kind heart. I always looked forward to her baked treats. They were the best! Deb Gronau Auen.

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