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