Susan L. “Sue” Jensen, 77, of Vale, Oregon passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at a care facility in Homedale, Idaho. Sue was born August 31, 1945 as the 3rd of 6 children to Hans and Bertha Hiller, in Bremerton, Washington.
Sue grew up in South Dakota and the family moved to Southern California where she graduated from high school. After graduating, she married Dennis Kent to which 4 children were born, 2 of which passed in infancy, Cynthia Sue and James Kelly. After 35 years of marriage, Dennis passed away. Shortly thereafter, Sue married Jake Jensen. They have been married for 26 years.
During Sue’s working career, she started out as a seamstress, making sports clothing. She drove silage truck, mowed roadsides for Gem County, worked for Wood Grain and then retired from working at the Letha Store. Sue loved and enjoyed her family and friends. Sue enjoyed traveling and going to family reunions.
Sue is preceded in death by her parents, two children, husband; brother, Edward Hiller and brother-in-law, Ken Keiselhorst. She is survived by her husband, Jake; daughters, Tammy (Alan) Schoen and Vicki Kent; grandchildren, Kylee, Brennan; one great grandson, Conway; sisters, Judy, Pat, Anita; brother, David as well as cousins, nieces, nephew and all of Jakes family that she called her own.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 26, 2023 at the Bramwell Cemetery. Services are in the care of the Potter Funeral Chapel of Emmett.