Carl Adam Jensen, 97, passed away Aug. 16, 2020 at Monument Health Care Center in Custer, S.D.

Graveside services were held Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Thedford, Neb.

Carl was born Jan. 7, 1923 at home in Minnekahta Valley. He married Bettie Sehestedt May 30, 1943. They had four children. In June of 1944 he entered the Army Air Force and flew in B17’s. He was a POW in Germany and a recipient of the Purple Heart. On Jan. 31, 2003, he married Velma LeClere of Coggon and has a step daughter.

He is survived by his wife Velma, stepdaughter, Linda Carlson; sister Clara Hodges; sons Gary Jensen and Robert Jensen; and daughter, Karen Morgan.

His son Kevin preceded him in death.

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