Shirley E. Jensen, June 5, 1921 - Aug. 8, 2008

Aug 30, 2015


JUNE 5, 1921-AUG. 8, 2008


Shirley E. Jensen, 87, of Norwalk, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, in Fisher Titus Medical Center.

She was born June 5, 1921, in Norwalk, daughter of the late Fred and Gertrude Knoll. She was a 1938 graduate of Townsend High School. She was a member of Willowdale Farm Women’s Club, the Playgirls, Craft Ladies, and St. Peter Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, crafts, and was an avid flower gardener.

She is survived by her sons, Roger (Sally) Parish, Lovettesville, Va., Tom (Sue) Parish, Vicksburg, Mich., and Lane (Bert) Jensen, Danville, Ind.; daughters, Shann (Jack) Hoffmann, Tempe Ariz., Nancy (John) Brown, Collins, Janet (Mike) Riggs, Floyds Knobs, Ind.; stepdaughters, RuthEllen (George) Wise, Orlando, Fla., and JoAnne Roush, DeBary, Fla.; sister, Trudy Bartow, Oxford, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don in 2002; great-grandson, Jesse Cantwell; parents; sister, Stella Nickoli; and brothers, Wessel Knoll, Fred Knoll Jr., and Lane Knoll.

Friends may call 3-6 p.m. Sunday in Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. Additional visitation will be available noon Monday until service at 1 p.m. in St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line Road, Sandusky, OH 44870, American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 or American Lung Association, 226 Ohio 61 East, Norwalk, OH 44857.

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