Robert Craig “Bob” Jensen, 73, Luverne, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne at a later date. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Robert Jensen was born Aug. 20, 1942, to Morris and Lola (Johnson) Jensen in Luverne. He was raised, confirmed and educated in Luverne. He graduated from Luverne High School in 1960. Bob served his country in the Minnesota National Guard from 1964 to 1970.
He worked at Thermo King Refrigeration before working with Elliott & Anderson Floor Covering for over 28 years. After retiring in the early 1990s, he held various part-time jobs.
Bob was a former member of Grace Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, where he volunteered many hours, and he was a current member of Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Bob volunteered at Project Car for many years. He belonged to the Autobahn BMW Riders and the Siouxland Goldwing club. He enjoyed riding motorcycles for over fifty years.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Kristin Togtman, Arlington, Texas; two nieces, Brenda Rieger, Sioux Falls, and Annie Kamphaus, Nevis; a cousin, Ike (Doreen) Wiese, Luverne; special friends Duane and Peg Lammert, Sioux Falls; and several other cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Carol Christianson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Arrangments are by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne, dingmannandsons.com