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Dorothy Ann Jensen, 79

Dorothy Ann Jensen, 79, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003 in Waconia.

Dorothy was born Oct. 3, 1924 in Bessemer, Mich. to Gene and Zella (Remondini) Giuliani. Dorothy grew up in Michigan and graduated from Bessemer High School in 1942, and then went to Cleary College in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Dorothy was united in marriage to Milton Jensen Aug. 29, 1949 in Bessemer, Mich. Dorothy worked in the office of Charles Lindberg during World War II. She also worked for the deans of the graduate school office at the University of Minnesota. Dorothy also moved to Washington, D.C. and worked for the Library of Congress for two years.

The couple then moved back to Minnesota in 1954, where Milton took a job teaching at the Howard Lake Schools. They also ran Jensen's Orchard in Howard Lake. Dorothy was a very big part of the orchard.

Dorothy sang in the church choir and volunteered at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home. She enjoyed cooking, canning, and gardening.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Milton; sister Laraine Tracy of Bloomington, brothers Robert Giuliani of Hoyt Lakes and Eugene Giuliani of Inver Grove Heights, and her nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy Ann Jensen took place Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waverly, with the Father Timothy Cloutier officiating. Music was provided by Therese Borrell.

Casketbearers were Bob Giuliani, Eugene Giuliani, Ernest Johnson, John Scheveck, Michael Tracy, and Walace Trochil.

Interment was at St. Mary's Church Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake and Cokato.

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