Edward "Ed" D. Jensen, 65, Brazil, formerly of Wisconsin, passed away Jan. 19, 2013, at the home of his daughter.
He was born April 13, 1947, in Anamosa, Iowa, the son of Lawrence and Neida Englebart Jensen.
He graduated from Anamosa Community High School, class of 1966.
Ed joined the United States Army and served his country for 12 years.
He worked for many years for Kohler Company in Wisconsin, retiring from his position as a maintenance foreman in 1997.
He worked for his brother Dana Jensen at Falcon Trucking Company in Sheboygan, Wis., for a time until health issues became a problem.
Ed came to Brazil in 2003 to stay with his daughter. Ed was a member of the NRA.
Many years ago, he was baptized in the church of the First Born.
He was a generous man and cared about others.
He enjoyed this time of being in Brazil and spending time with his daughter and grandchildren.
Survivors include daughter Amanda Compton (Dale Beverly), Brazil, grandchildren Bethany Compton, Trystan Compton and Ella Compton, brothers Jimmy Jensen (Judy), Minnesota, Dana Jensen (Becky), Wisconsin, Robert "Bob" Jensen (Lisa), and Chris Jensen, both of Texas, several nieces, nephews and extended family, including Sharon Roseann Langley Jensen.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Nancy Simmons and Sandy Nelson.
Services will take place Tuesday, at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Dusty Langley officiating.
Military rites will be provided at the funeral home following the service.
Private family burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services.
If friends would like to help Amanda with expenses for her father's services, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Light a candle at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.