Oct 04, 2021 5:04 PM

Susan Kay Jensen (1956 - 2021)

Posted Oct 04, 2021 5:04 PM

Susan Kay Jensen, 64, passed away at her home on Sunday, October 3, 2021 surrounded by family.

She was born on November 2, 1956, in Grand Island, NE, to Ray and Audrey Hongsermeier. After graduation from high school in Grand Island, in 1975, she moved to Alliance where she was employed at BNSF.

On July 4, 1978, she was united in marriage, in Guernsey, WY, to Howard Jensen. They made their home in Alliance where they raised two sons, Josh and Chad.

Years ago, she chose to serve God and her faith was always an important part of her life.

After seven years of employment at the railroad, she was a homemaker, who enjoyed doing her housework and spending time with family, especially the grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Howard, of 43 years, and two sons and their wives and families, Josh and Anna and children, Tyler and Karlie; Chad and Robyn and children, Paige and Hunter, all of Alliance.

She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Carol (Steve) Young and Kathryn and brother-in-law Wayne (Deb) Jensen, Susan's siblings, Paul (Terri) Hongsermeier and Sally Short and several nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents-in-law, Earl and Gertrude Jensen, her parents, and a sister.

Funeral services will be Thursday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bates-Gould Chapel with burial in the Alliance Cemetery.  A time of fellowship will follow the cemetery service at the Alliance City Park shelter house.  Visitation with the family present will be Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m. at the Bates-Gould Funeral Home.

Memorials may be given to Jane's Closet or Regional West Hospice.

Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com.