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Shirley I. (Speck) Jensen

October 26, 1932 ~ October 26, 2020 (age 88)


Shirley I. Jensen, 88, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 6:26 pm, Monday, October 26, 2020 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg IL. 

Shirley was born October 26, 1932 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Mary Margaret (Carbaugh) Speck.  She was raised and educated in Monmouth.  

Shirley married Lorence G. Jensen in Texas on January 31, 1951 and he passed away March 3, 2015.  

Shirley was a member of the Gerlaw Christian Church, she enjoyed baking, her garden and canning.  Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.    

Survivors include her daughter, Gail (Rob) Loquist of Monmouth, IL; son, Larry (Kelly) Jensen of Galesburg, IL; 4 grandchildren, Brian Loquist, Abbey (Russ) Tappenbeck, Brennan Jensen and Michael Jensen; 4 great grandchildren, Luke Loquist, Cameron Tappenbeck and Alayna Tappenbeck, Ellari Jensen.  Also surviving is one sister, Carolyn Stalder of Dallas, TX.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lorence Jensen, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.  

Cremation has been accorded. A private family burial of ashes will be at Warren County Memorial Park.  A memorial fund has been established to be designated later. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL. is in charge of the arrangements.   

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