September 13, 1929 – June 29, 2019
Richard A. Jensen 1929 – 2019 PORTLAND – Richard A. Jensen, 89, passed away at home surrounded by his family on June 29, 2019. “Dick” as he preferred to be called, was born in Portland on September 13, 1929. The son of Trygve and Olga (Baade) Jensen. He grew up in East Deering and graduated from Portland High School in 1948. He met the love of his life, Beverly Marie SeeHusen in 1949. They were engaged December 24, 1952. Dick served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 through 1953 stationed at Otis Air Force Base in Cape Cod, Mass and Wheelus Air Force Base in Tripoli, North Africa.
Dick and Bev were married July 1, 1953. He worked as a commercial fisherman, followed by The American Can Company and retired in 1992 from the Portland Post Office. He was a member of The First Lutheran Church, The Southern Maine Beagle Club, Forest City Rod and
Gun Club, American Legion Post #197 and Portland Elks Club #188. While the family was growing up, they enjoyed boating, fishing, camping, running beagles together and the Beagle Club and snowshoeing.
Dick was a New York Yankee baseball fan and a New York Giant football fan. He enjoyed family cookouts, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, walking on O.O.B. with his wife, daughters, and special dog Java. He also enjoyed Tuesday night cribbage games that “my partner Megabucs and I were the champs of”.
He is survived by his wife, daughters, Kriss T. Jensen, Karol E. Call and her husband Phil, and Katie L. Jensen; his grandchildren, Matt (Alexis), Mikayla (Brayton), Katelyn (Sam), Meghan, Marissa (Brad), and Kari (Larry) as well as great-grandchildren and sister-in-law Marilyn Jackson.
Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Richard’s online guestbook at www.jonesrichandbarnes.com
At the family’s request, services will remain private. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., Portland, Maine, 04103. 775-3763.
No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
July 4, 2019
dick Jensen was a fine postal employer at the portland ,me.post office,sharing the work and enjoying the laughs that went with a group of working men. I'm sure that dick would be proud to know that all of us thought of him as a even greater guy. George fahey
Philip & Karen Burrell
July 4, 2019
Beverly & the entire Jensen & Call families,
It's never easy losing a loved one and our thoughts & prayers are with you. We hope that you are comforted by loving memories. We will always remember the twinkle in his eye and his jest for life.
He was deeply loved and blessed beyond measure to have happy healthy children. Family truly is everything -
~ Philip & Karen Burrell (Katelyn's in-laws)
July 2, 2019
Beverly & Family, So sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy. Everett & Norma Conlogue