Sunday, September 11, 2011


AGE: 88

ADDRESS: 406 N. 7th Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:18 A.M. Thursday, September 8 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 18 days.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 14 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Holway

OFFICIATING: Rev. Kris Bjerke-Ulliman

PLACE OF BURIAL: Our Saviours Church Cemetery, Holway

VISITATION AT: 12:00 Noon until the time of services at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 14 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Holway

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 30, 1923 in Medford

EDUCATION: Attended Sawyer Dam Elementary School and a 1941 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: September 9, 1942 in the Town of Holway to Frederick “Junior” P. Jensen and he preceded her in death on April 9, 2009

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She started Secretarial/Clerical work and then became a legal secretary for a number of years. Mary then became the Real Property Tax Lister for Taylor County until her retirement. She enjoyed curling, snowshoeing, gardening, quilt making, arts and crafts. She decorated cakes for over 50 years.

MEMBER OF: Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Holway

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Barry (Jan) Jensen of Madison, Loren “Lon” Jensen of White Lake, MI, Kristin (Greg) Reischl of Racine and Martin “Marty” (Nicolette) Jensen of Batavia, IL

GRANDCHILDREN: Jennifer (Kevin), Jedediah, Nick, A.J., Ellie, Luke, Andy, Devon and Lauren (Andy)

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: Kevin, Maren, Aden, Emily and Lila

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother: John Rickaby of Abbotsford
2 Sisters: Nancy Cox of Abbotsford and Karen (Earl) Hoeck of Dorchester
3 Sisters-In-Law: Edna Rickaby of Burnet, Texas, Geri Rickaby of Gridley, California and Celia Jensen of Miami, Florida
Brother-In-Law: Bernard Selby of Withee

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 3 Brothers: Walter, Kenneth and Charles Rickaby
2 Sisters: Helen Staab and Lillian Selby
Also preceded in death by a Daughter-In-Law: Cathie Jensen in 2008

DECEASED FATHER: Charles Rickaby


PALLBEARERS: Jedediah, Nick and A.J. Jensen, Luke and Andy Reischl, Andy Lieser

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Mary’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements
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