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Deborah Jensen

June 19, 1952 — September 27, 2017

Deborah Lynn Jensen, the daughter of Frederick Clem and Martha Jean (Spriggs) Collings, was born on June 19, 1952 in Creston, Iowa. Debbie entered eternal rest on September 27, 2017 at Greater Regional Hospice House, Creston, Iowa at the age of sixty-five years, three months, and eight days.
Debbie lived most of her life in Creston. She lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota until the Eighth Grade, and returned to Creston. Debbie graduated from Creston High School in 1970. She received a B.A. Degree from Northwest Missouri State in K-12 Art. On July 23, 1977, she married Roger Eugene Jensen at the United Methodist Church in Creston.
Debbie was an Art Teacher for thirty-nine years. She taught elementary classes in Lenox for twelve years and East Union K-12 for twenty-seven years, retiring in May 2014. Debbie was also an independent artist and began commissioning her art in 1989. She worked in many mediums but specialized in pastels. Debbie was a member of the Creston Shutterbugs Camera Club.
Left to cherish Debbie’s memory is her husband, Roger Jensen, Creston; her daughter, Tiffany Johnson, Creston; her son, Jared (Mindy) Jensen, Sigourney, Iowa; Five grandchildren: Aaron Johnson, Nicole Johnson, Raegan Rozenboom, Taylor Rozenboom, and Jayden Jensen; her brother, Mark (Karen) Collings, Atwater, CA; her sister, Cathy Mankin (significant other, Mike Lord), Antelope, CA; her adopted brothers: Glenn (Linda) Collings, Burnsville, MN; and Mike (Bev) Collings, Grand Forks, ND; her adopted sister, Vicki (Doug) Niles, Inwood, IA; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Debbie in death were her parents, and her step-mother, Donna Collings.

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