June 6, 2013


Victor E. Jensen Sr., 71, formerly of Carroll, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Indianola. Memorials will be appreciated in Victor's name and given to the family. Online condolences can be made to www.petersonfuneralservice.com. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola.

A son of Edmund and LaVera (Hansen) Jensen he was born in Harlan, Iowa, May 19, 1941.

Victor attended country school near Gray and city school in Audubon. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1958, got out in 1960, married the mother of his three sons, Darlene Reinart on Dec. 2, 1961.

Victor and his family moved to Carroll, Iowa, in 1974, and he worked a career for Crouse Cartage as a truck driver and dispatcher until retirement. He soon moved to Indianola and married Jean Ann Ball in 1999. They have lived in Indianola. Vic was most recently a driver for Hy-Vee in Indianola.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Ann; three sons, Greg Jensen, Scott (Anna) Jensen and Victor Jensen Jr.; three stepchildren, Craig Ball, Cheryl Ball and Carla (Kirk) Larson; six siblings, Emily Aikman (Ted), Norma Randazzo (Sam), Daryl Jensen (Jean), Duane Jensen (Lisa), Nancy Moore (Bill) and Mark Jensen; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.