Astrid Baardsen Jenson of Richfield, Utah, passed away at her home from cancer on August 18, 1995.
She was born August 22, 1909 in Drammen, Norway to Olaf M. and Louise B. Olsen Baardsen. She attended schools in Norway before coming to the U.S. in 1939. She married Boyd L. Jenson, September 20, 1940 in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. Astrid was well known for the service she gave through her talent in music. She taught piano and organ lessons for 25 years and directed many choirs.She was very active in the LDS Church. She and her husband were ordinance workers at the Manti Temple for ten years. They served an LDS Mission to Norway from 1982 - 1984. She was a member of the Richfield Culture Club for over 40 years and was honored as Club Woman of the Year in 1969. She held many offices in the club including District President and State Historian for the General Federation of Women's Clubs.
She is survived by husband, Boyd, Richfield, Utah; son, Merrill B. and Betsy Jenson, Provo, Utah; grandchildren, Sonja, Rondi, Trevor and Emilia Jenson, all of Provo, Utah; Elder Kristoffer Jenson, serving LDS Mission in Brazil; Sister Shera Jenson, serving LDS Mission in Bulgaria. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Borghild N. Stromness; brothers, Einar and Sverre Baardsen.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 22, 1995 at 12 noon in the 6th LDS Ward Chapel, 200 E. Center. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. and again Tuesday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Richfield City Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.
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