Roderick Niels (Rod) Jensen

August 20, 2020 25 Condolences Print Obituary

With breaking hearts, we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, brother, uncle, gruncle, Rod Jensen, on August 18, 2020, at the young age of 59. Rod will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Niels and Betty; sisters, Janice and Laurie, nieces Danielle (Keith), Melissa (Duke), nephews Travis and Evan. Great niece Cienna and great nephews, Christopher, Daniel, Tucker, Jack, Chase, Owen and numerous other relatives and friends. During his brief battle with cancer, Rod passed away suddenly from causes unrelated to his diagnosis. Due to the number of outbreaks in the city, a celebration of Rod's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cross-Cancer Institute.

  1. Laurie and family, My heart is broken, Rod was a beautiful person, beautiful soul. There aren’t words to ease this pain but please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Lee,Terry & Rhiannon

  2. To all of the Jensens, I am so sorry for your loss. Rod was always one of the kindest people I had ever met, who was warm and cuddly with the warmest smile. I hope you are able to find solace in the love of those who surround you all…

  3. Our sincere sympathy to the Jensen family on Rod’s sudden passing. He was a kind and gentle soul and will surely be missed by all who knew him.

    Patti and Dave Ambrock

    • My deepest sympathies to the family. I remember the great times I had when working with Rod.

  4. I’m so sad for his family to have had to have him go. l knew him for several years and he was always good for a laugh. He will be missed not only as a co-worker but a good friend. I say a prayer for him and As well his family. I was blessed to have known Rod. Rest In Peace big guy!

  5. An outstanding, nice, gentle, man. My Condolence to the whole Family

  6. So very sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with u all. Barrie & June

    • So shocked and saddened to hear of your loss Betty and Niels. May memories of Rod help sustain you . So very sorry!

  7. Betty, Janice, Laurie and family..

    What a shock to read of Rod’s passing. Please accept our condolences. There are no words that one can say just know that I am thinking of the Jensen family.

  8. Darn it I missed Niels in my message..so sorry!

  9. We are so sad to hear of Rod’s passing. I wish I could have had one more big hug. Our sincere condolences to his family.

  10. Sending my sincere condolences to Rod’s family and many friends. Rest In Peace Champ ❤️

  11. This is such sad news for all. Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. We trust that knowing how much Rod was loved by others will bring you some calm. Cherish your memories.

  12. Condolences to the Jensen family. Remembering Rod at the greenhouse, all through school and bowling at Boonie Doon lanes. Many a time on the bus or driving to school together. Rod will be remembered,
    From The Harland family.

    • I am so sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. So young and so unfair. Condolences to his family.

  13. Dear cousin, I am so sorry for your loss. Ican’t imagine the loss of your son. Know you are all in my thoughts and prayers
    Love kathy

  14. We are so sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. I remember Rod from our younger days of bowling. He was always so kind and pleasant to talk to.
    Our condolences go out to all of Rod’s family. Sending our sympathy and hugs to you all.

  15. TO all of the Jensens, we are so sorry to hear about Rod’s passing. He will be missed at the lake.
    The Heils

  16. So sorry to hear about Rod’s passing. I hope that you will all get through this unfortunate death. He was so young compared to us old grumps. Let know if there is any thing we can do to help ease this loss.

  17. So sorry for your loss. I remember him for his mellow disposition, welcoming smile and excellence in bowling. Thinking of his family at this difficult time.

  18. I have Many fond memories of Rod from years past through bowling. He was a gentle teddy bear my condolences to all his family!

  19. I’m so sorry to hear of Rod’s passing. He was a good man and a good friend. He will be missed by many. Godspeed my friend!

  20. My dear, dear Jensen family. Our hearts go out to you on the passing of Rod. He will surely be missed and forever remembered by all who knew him. Use the memories to fill the hole in your ❤️. Love, George & Joanne

  21. My heart cannot believe what my eyes have read. At 85 I am still here and he is gone at such young age. I know ords won’t help, but please believe my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have let Jeff and Cheri know. God’s grace for you all.

  22. My deepest condolences to you all , for the sudden loss of Rod. I will cherish the fond memories of the funny and gentle man that he was. R.I.P Rod.

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