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Fairbank-Dorothy M. Jenson Mersch died Thursday, June 14 at Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab in Waterloo, Iowa of natural causes.

She was born on May 28, 1915 at Fairbank, Iowa.  The daughter of Tom and Eva (Bond) Harn.

She graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic High in Fairbank. 

She married Lee (Jake) Jenson on June 30, 1936, he died in 1944.  She married L.D. Mersch in 1982, they laterdivorced.

Survived by: a son, George (Norma) Jenson of Cedar Falls. Three grandchildren and eleven  great grandchildren.

Prececed by: her husband, Lee (Jake) Jenson, a son, Donald Jenson, a grandson, Greg Jenson.  Her parents, a brother George Harn, three sisters and brother in-laws, Eilene and Harold Corcoran, Clara & Louis Peters, and Mary and Charles Miller. 

Services: Monday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank, with visitation on Sunday at the funeral home from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, with rosary at 4:00 and Scripture at 7:00 pm.

Inurnament at a later date at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Barclay.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice Care Initiatives.


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