Wednesday , March 05, 2014 - 11:22 AM
Betty Jean Helgesen Jensen passed peacefully, February 27, 2014 at her home in Spring Creek, Nevada. She was born in Salt Lake City on December 26, 1937.
Betty married LaMont Jensen, in Roy, Utah. They have three children; James Lamont (Linda) Jensen of Spring Creek, Jill Lynne (Francis) Anthony of Clearfield, and Janna Leigh Jensen of West Point, Utah. Betty has fivegrandchildren; Steven L. Terry, Brandi Leigh Terry, Amanda Marie Walker and Sydney Nicole Walker. Ashlie Marie Terry(deceased).
Betty worked for the U.S.Airforce at Hill AFB. ShewasaFinanceSupervisorwiththeF-16 Fighter Squadrons. Bettyreceived numerous awards,commendations, recognition from the Department of Defense.
Betty's hobbies included antique furniture restoration, makingantique lamp shades, and fishing at Flaming Gorge.
Betty is survived by her husband of 56 years LaMont; her three children James Lamont (Linda) Jensen of Spring Creek, Jill Lynne (Francis) Anthony of Clearfield, and Janna Leigh Jensen of West Point, Utah; and four grandchildren Steven L. Terry, Brandi Leigh Terry, Amanda Marie Walker and Sydney Nicole Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Garth Edward Helgesen and Marie Pearl Cook Helgesen and her beloved sister and business partner Janice Helgesen and one granddaughter Ashlie Marie Terry (deceased).
There is a family and friends open house celebrating her life on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 1 to 5 pm at her home 678 Aesop Dr. in Spring Creek, Nevada.
In lieu of flowers contributions/donations can be made to Elko Hospice.
A Special Thanks to the Genisis Staff; Sandy, Reed, Marcella, Carrie, and Dr. Trach and William Hilger and Burns Mortuary. Send condolences to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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