Carl S. Jensen, age 83, of South First Street, Northville, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at the River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam following a long illness. He was born on August 27, 1930, on Fox Hill, Edinburg, NY, the son of the late Karl and Sophie Syvertsen Jensen. He was a United States Air Force veteran, serving in the Korean War.
He was employed as a mason working for the union for many years. He was a member of the Baptist Church of Northville.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Storer Jensen of Northville, whom he married in 1961; one son, Christopher S. Jensen I and his wife Patti of Benson; one daughter, Cristen Shepard and her husband Scott of Benson; one brother, Herbert Jensen of Edinburg, one sister, Eleanor Dahlin of Saratoga; grandchildren, Christopher S. Jensen II, Emily Shepard, Garrett Shepard, Meghan Jensen, and Zachary Jensen; one great-grandchild, Christopher S. Jensen III.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Walter, Clifford, George Jensen and Olav Mayren; sisters, Esther Whitney, Dottie Morris, Sonja Van Natter and Violet Jack.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Baptist Church of Northville at 11 a.m. Burial will take place in the spring in Edinburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the River Ridge Living Center Activities Fund, 100 Sandy Drive, Amsterdam, NY 12010 or the Parkinson's Research, c/o Veterans Administration Primary Care, 2623 State Hwy 30A, Fonda, NY 12068. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com.