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The whistle blew, horns sounded and pots and pans banged in an ordinarily

quiet little town of Driggs, Idaho on December 31, 1930 the night Kirk Stephens Jensen was born to Arel Isaac Jensen and Kathryn Stephens Jensen.

On Nov. 21, 2000 at his home in West Valley City, Utah, Kirk passed to an eternal peace and rest after a lengthy but well-endured illness. At the age of two years, his family moved to Boise, Idaho where he grew to adulthood.

Activated with the 190th Air Force National Guard to the Korean Conflict.

He served his country receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1952.


service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was his next service in the Western Canadian Mission from 1952-1954.

It was on to BYU

from 1954-1958, graduating with a B.S. Degree in Banking and Finance. His professional career was as a Real Estate Broker owning Jensen Realty and Investment Company.

Kirk married his eternal companion, Camille Walker in the Idaho Falls Temple on August 11, 1955. To them four beautiful children were born and they married spouses he loved as his own Cherie (Jan) Yates; Tamara (Bryce) Lemon; Tina Annette (Robert) Liddiard; and Stephen Kirk (Karen) Jensen.

They have presented him with 14 grandchildren, Walter; Stewart; Grant; Angela Yates; Joshua; Amanda; Anthon; Trenton; Shawn Lemon; Daniel; Aaron; Lorin Liddiard; Rachel; and McKenna Jensen; with baby boy to carry his Jensen name expected January 2001. A great-grandson, Hyrum Tanner Yates, also fills his quiver.

Surviving Kirk are his sweetheart, Camille; children; and grandchildren; sister, Laree (Richard) Cuthrell; sister-in-law, Glenna Jensen; nieces and nephews and many friends.

Awaiting him in our Heavenly Home are his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, his parents; brother, George A. Jensen; and granddaughter, Rachel Linnea Jensen.

Kirk accepted opportunities of service to his church too numerous to list bishop, counselor, High Council, and teacher. He also served his family and community. Kirk's earthly memories were fond of life's paths which he has walked. His strong faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ with good family and friends who loved and supported him and sustained him through life's journey.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, 10 a.m. at West Valley Utah Stake Center,

3963 So. Peachwood Dr. (3480 West). Friends may call Friday at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 So. Redwood Road, 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9-9:45. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park.