Theodore Duane Jensen: 1933-April 22, 2018

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Rev. Theodore Duane Jensen, 84, of Phoenix, went home to be with the Lord after a short battle with cancer, on Sunday April 22, 2018.

Duane was preceded in death by his parents Peter and Dagmar Jensen, his brother Roger of Sheridan, Wyo., and his youngest son Mark.

He is survived by his loving wife Marilyn Jensen, his daughter Lisa Grove, two sons David (Barbara) and Paul (Rori), his step-daughters Beth Harrison and Laura McFarland, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and many other adopted family members who all loved Duane and will miss him greatly.

Duane was raised on a cattle ranch in Sheridan, Wyo. and felt the call to join the ministry during his college years. Graduating from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1961, he entered a lifelong service to the Lord Jesus Christ. Duane ministered in Encinitas and Salinas, Calif., Flagstaff, Ariz., Bountiful, Utah, Oak Harbor, and Phoenix. He was often the head pastor but always a teacher, spiritual mentor and singer.

His love for people and desire for them to come to know Jesus was the driving force behind all that he did.

The celebration of life was held Saturday April 28. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 15649 N. 7th Street, Phoenix 85022. Visit www.hansenmortuary.com for condolences.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.

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