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,
    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 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
    their home.

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

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