Donald Moroni Jensen died Wed., Feb. 17, 1993, at the age of 88.
He was born October 22, 1904 in Provo, Utah, a son of Alma Moroni and Phebe Harding Jensen. On August 28, 1954 he married Mildred Bonnie Moore and on Sept. 12, 1958 that marriage was solemnized in the Los Angeles Temple.Donald spent his childhood and teenage years in Garland, Austin and Richfield, Utah. He graduated from Richfield High School with honors in shorthand and typing. His business skills were evident in his more than 40 year career with Mountain Fuel Supply Company where he performed a variety of accounting and office duties, retiring in 1969 from a position of Cash Accountant. He was a graduate of the LaSalle College in Accounting.
In 1924 he served a mission for the LDS Church in the Swiss German mission, returning to Richfield in 1927. He spent his life serving his Church in a variety of teaching positions, including first and second counselor in the Forest Dale Ward where he and his wife resided for 28 years. He also served as supervisor of the restored Brigham Young Forest Farm for five years. He served his country in World War II as a Yeoman First Class in the United States Coast Guard, receiving an honorable discharge in 1955. His love of country dominated his life. Donald loved the outdoors, especially fishing and camping. His love of animals was obvious to all who knew him and his pets will feel the loss of his love and companionship.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred; his brother, Evan and wife, Devona, Richfield; Utah; brother, Whitney and wife, Helen, Bountiful, Utah; brother-in-law, and sister-in-law, William and Lois Failor of Price, Utah; several nieces and nephews. His parents and two brothers, Harding and Gilman Jensen, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple on Monday, February 22, 1993 at 12 noon with viewing beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his name to the Dixie Medical Center Foundation, St. George, Utah, 84770 or to a favorite charity.
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