Susan E. Jensen

Posted Aug. 08, 2012, at 7:56 p.m.

BANGOR – Susan E. Jensen, 68, died peacefully Aug. 6, 2012, at her home after a long illness. She was born July 2, 1944, in Dowagiac, Mich., daughter of Orlo B. and Dorothy M. Fox.

Sue graduated from Marcellus High School, Michigan, class of 1962. After graduation she attended Western Michigan University, where she received an associates degree in business. After graduation she married her high school sweetheart, Bruce Jensen, and they settled in Bangor in 1973. They celebrated 47 years of marriage in July. Sue worked for MPBN and Animal & Veterinary Sciences Department at the University of Maine for many years. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed arts, crafts, gardening and was an avid reader.

Sue was predeceased by her parents, Orlo and Dorothy Fox of Volina, Mich. Surviving in addition to her husband, Bruce Jensen; are her sons, Brian Jensen and his wife, Debra, of Bangor, Kris Jensen and his wife, Bun; granddaughters, Christina and Samantha of Glenburn; twin sister, Carol Hartman; and brothers, Joel Fox, Chris Fox and Kim Fox and their families, all from Marcellus, Mich.

Relatives and friends are welcome to visit 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. with the Rev. Grace Bartlett officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments after the serviceat 812 Broadway, Bangor. Those who wish to remember Sue in a special way may make gifts in her memory to New Hope Hospice, P.O. Box 70, Eddington, ME 04428-0070. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.

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