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Obituary: Frank West Jensen

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On September 1, 2001, a valiant spirit and beloved man, Frank West Jensen returned to his Heavenly Father following a tenacious battle with heart disease.

Frank was born June 28, 1926 in Logan, Utah to Blanche Hill and Carl Einer Jensen. He served in the military during World War II. From 1947-49, he served in the Danish Mission for the LDS Church.

On November 16, 1951, hemarried his eternal sweetheart, Joyce Flynn, in the Salt Lake Temple.

Professionally, Frank owned and operated "The Barber Shop" in Centerville until his health forced him into retirement earlier this year.

Throughout his lifetime he remained an active member of the LDS Church, holding a myriad of church callings including Bishop of the Bountiful 22nd Ward, and Stake High Councilor in the Bountiful North and West Stakes.

Most recently, he was an ordinance worker at the Bountiful Temple, a calling he truly cherished.

His greatest joy was his family. He was so proud of each and every member, and filled their lives with unconditional love and understanding. Frank is survived by his wife, Joyce, Bountiful; five sons - Mark (Mary), Bountiful; Carl (LuDean), Holladay; David (Sharon), Bountiful; Frank, Salt Lake; John (Holly), Kaysville; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by two brothers, Paul Cecil Jensen, Bountiful; and Ted Einer Jensen of St. George.

Preceded in death by one brother, Boyd C. Jensen and two sisters, Elaine Sawyer and Ruby Whittaker.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 6, 11 a.m. at the Bountiful 5th Ward located at 1000 North 100 West. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:30 at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful and Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the chapel. Internment, Bountiful City Cemetery.

The family wishes to express their profound gratitude to all of Frank's healthcare providers over his lengthy illness, especially the staff at the VA Medical Center whose compassionate service made it possible for him to pass from this life with dignity and peace.