Donald M. Jensen
February 1, 1929 - April 7, 2021
Donald M. Jensen ascended from his home in Pateros, WA on April 7, 2021 at age 92, surrounded by family. He was an honest and loving man - a husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather - a hunter, a fisherman and a cabinetmaker.
Don was born to Walter Jensen and Laura Peters Jensen (Berentsen) in Everett, WA on February 1, 1929. He was raised in Snohomish and graduated from Snohomish High School in 1948, then married his high school sweetheart Betty Lee Seguin in 1949. Don and Betty remained in Snohomish to raise their two children Lee and Debbie. He owned and operated Precision Cabinets in Snohomish and Lake Stevens and retired to Pateros on the Methow River with Betty in 1998.
He started his business with hard work, skill and just enough cash and built it into a successful enterprise that supported his family. His passion was hunting, fishing, backpacking, boating and almost anything outdoors. He wore out the patience of many, fishing from dawn until sunset whether he caught anything or not. He loved to dance anything with a partner from waltzes to schottisches, foxtrots and polkas. He had a genuine willingness to help others, often before they knew they could use it.
He is missed by everyone who knew him well, including his wife of 72 years, Betty Lee Seguin Jensen, his son Lee Jensen and daughter Debbie Jensen Brownfield, son-in-law Mike Brownfield, his granddaughters Gwen Hall and Tera Wheatley, their husbands Bill Hall and Jeremy Wheatley, great granddaughters Maxine Hall, Cayla Hall, Ralene Wheatley and Kiley Wheatley, great grandson William Hall, and sister Carol Krause.
He was buried at the Cashmere Cemetery in Cashmere, WA on April 12, 2021.
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