OBITUARY

Dorothy Marie Jensen

June 27, 1943February 6, 2021

In Loving Remembrance ~ Dorothy M. Jensen

Dorothy Marie Jensen, 77 years, 7 months, and 10 days, of San Antonio, Texas passed away after a long illness on Saturday morning, February 6th , 2021 at The Silver Years personal care home in San Antonio, TX.

Dorothy was born on June 27, 1943 in Wall, South Dakota to Martin Christian and Adella Emily Eisenbraun. She was baptized at the First Lutheran Church in Wall, SD on October 20, 1943 and was confirmed at the same Lutheran Church on April 14, 1957. A few years later Dorothy graduated from Wall High School in 1961. She married Dale Alfred Jensen on December 2nd, 1961 in Rapid City, South Dakota.

While living in Rapid City, Dorothy worked at Mister Donut, Hardware Hank, and the Daisy Dell. In 1983 Dorothy and Dale moved to San Antonio, TX to be closer to family. Dorothy worked at Garden Ridge Pottery at the food court and the Rodeway Inn and Motel 6 as a head housekeeper. From 1992 until 2000 Dorothy and Dale spent summers in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Dorothy was head housekeeper for the Palmer Gulch Campground in Hill City throughout those years. Dorothy enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, gardening, and playing card games with family. She also enjoyed embroidery, counted cross stitch, jigsaw puzzles and word puzzles throughout her life. Her biggest joys were her two grandchildren and two great-grandsons who affectionally dubbed her GG for Great-Grandma.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Dale Alfred Jensen. Dorothy is survived by her only child, Bonnie Jensen-DuBois, her husband David DuBois, one grandson Jeremy Oyler and his wife Whitney (Rathke) Oyler, two great-grandsons, Jack (3) and Lars Oyler (8 months), and one granddaughter Felicia Oyler (all of San Antonio) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dorothy had 13 siblings--10 proceeded her in death. She is survived by one sister, Ida Neiffer (Custer, SD); one brother, Roger Eisenbraun and his wife, Val; (Rapid City, SD) and one sister-in-law, Dee (DuBois) Eisenbraun (San Antonio, TX).

A Memorial Service for Dorothy will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2021 at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 13888 Dreamwood Drive, San Antonio, TX. 78233. Dorothy will be buried with Dale at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to King of Kings Lutheran Church, 13888 Dreamwood Drive, San Antonio, TX. 78233 (Designated for Altar Guild) or The Silver Years personal care home at 4606 LaMarquesa Street, San Antonio, TX 78233. Bonnie, Dorothy’s daughter, would also like to extend a personal thank you to the staff of The Silver Years for the love and compassion extended to her Mom during Dorothy’s stay in their home.

Dorothy’s Confirmation Verse -- “I am the vine, You are the branches” John 15:5

  • FAMILY

  • Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Dale Alfred Jensen. Dorothy is survived by her only child, Bonnie Jensen-DuBois, her husband David DuBois, one grandson Jeremy Oyler and his wife Whitney (Rathke) Oyler, two great-grandsons, Jack (3) and Lars Oyler (8 months), and one granddaughter Felicia Oyler (all of San Antonio) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dorothy had 13 siblings--10 proceeded her in death. She is survived by one sister, Ida Neiffer (Custer, SD); one brother, Roger Eisenbraun and his wife, Val; (Rapid City, SD) and one sister-in-law, Dee (DuBois) Eisenbraun (San Antonio, TX).

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Memorial Service

    Monday, February 15, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment

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Dee Eisenbraun

February 15, 2021

I met Dorothy 53 years ago when I married her brother, Robert. They were close in age of 13 siblings. We all lived in Rapid City and did so many things together- camping, boating, playing cards, raising rabbits. Bonnie babysat my 2 sons.
I loved Dorothy's embroidery and cross-stitch work.

Deidre Perkins

February 12, 2021

I never met you but I know the type of person you were by having the privilege of knowing the daughter you raised who is such a caring, giving and thoughtful person.........

Jennifer Chaghoury

February 10, 2021

Mrs. Dorothy was a lovely lady full of sense of humor, laughter and happiness, that energy was contagious, because she didn’t give up easy. she will not be forgotten easy. We love to hear her stories and her teaching. We learned so much from her and we were anxious to learn more from her knowledge, she was a person with a great heart a heart of giving. Besides her past her history she still had love in her heart and the joy of a young girl. We will miss her. Specially because she loved my lemonade. We had beautiful time with her. We lifted her spirit and brought the her out. We love her

Jennifer Chaghoury

February 10, 2021

Mrs. Dorothy was a lovely lady full of sense of humor, laughter and happiness, that energy was contagious, because she didn’t give up easy. she will not be forgotten easy. We love to hear her stories and her teaching. We learned so much from her and we were anxious to learn more from her knowledge, she was a person with a great heart a heart of giving. Besides her past her history she still had love in her heart and the joy of a young girl. We will miss her. Specially because she loved my lemonade. We had beautiful time with her. We lifted her spirit and brought the her out. We love her

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