Connie Jean (Donalson) Jensen

Connie Jean (Donalson) Jensen Jan 23, 1953 - Fri Jun 11, 2010


Connie Jean Jensen was born on January 23, 1953 in Vallejo, California to parents, Norman "Bud" and Margaret Mahoney Donalson. She died on June 11, 2010 at her home in Silverton, Oregon at the age of 57 years.

She was raised and attended school in Molalla, Oregon, graduating from Molalla High School in 1971.

Connie was united in marriage to Jerold Jensen on February 18, 1984 in Silverton, Oregon.

She worked for a time at Riverview Care Center in Housekeeping and later in the deli at Roth’s IGA in Silverton where she worked her way up to Deli Manager, and as a secretary at River Road Assisted Living. Connie has worked as a Special Needs Assistant for the last 10 years at Silverton High School.

She enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, camping, working in her yard, and playing cards. Connie valued her time with her children, grandchildren, and family gatherings. She received a great deal of satisfaction from helping the special needs kids at Silverton High School.

She is survived by her husband, Jerold Jensen, Silverton; sons: Rey Maldonado, Salem, and Brad Jensen (Heather Dowen), Silverton; daughter: Rebecca Jensen (Nick Craig), Silverton; 6 grandchildren: Jeannie, Adrian, Alex, Sasha, Alexis, and Alana; and 2 great grandchildren; brother: Bill Donaldson (Amy); sister: Lori Petty; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 3:00 P.M. at Miller Cemetery, Silverton, Oregon with vault interment.

Those who wish may make contributions in Connie’s memory to the Oregon Humane Society at P.O. Box 11364, Portland, OR 97211-0364

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.

(Reprinted from Burns Mortuary Web Site.)