In Memory

Gary Jensen

Gary Jensen

DAVENPORT -- Funeral services celebrating the life of Gary L. Jensen, of Davenport, were held 11 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2007, at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.  Memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society or Gilda's Club of the Quad Cities. Mr. Jensen passed away Thursday, September 20, 2007, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport, following a brief illness.

Gary Lee Jensen was born July 31, 1951, in Terre Haute, Ind., a son of Dr. James and Martha (Jenkins) Jensen. He married Linda M. Stepp on May 3, 1974, in Davenport. Gary worked at the Rock Island Arsenal for 32 years, retiring in 2006. The past 22 years he worked as an industrial specialist for the US Army Tank/Automotive & Armaments Command. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, computers, and especially enjoyed the time spent with his children and his dog Missy. He was also a huge Hawkeyes fan and a long-suffering Cubs fan. Survivors include his wife, Linda; daughter, Amy, Waterloo; son, Mike, Cedar Falls; brother and sister-in-law, Randy (LaDonna) Jensen, Davenport; sisters and brothers-in-law, Terry (Dennis) Greenawalt, Bettendorf, and Judy (Mike) Marxen, New Windsor, Ill.; several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and many nieces and nephews. His parents preceded him in death.