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Lawrence E. Jensen Sr.

September 22, 1925 — May 6, 2023

Lawrence Edward Jensen, age 97, of Flossmoor, IL, born September 22, 1925 entered into eternal life on Saturday, May 6, 2023. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Jensen (nee McGeehan); beloved father of Kathy (Barry) Murchie, Tricia (Tim) Kuhn and Larry Jensen; cherished grandfather of Kevin (Ashley) and Colin (Cayla) Kuhn; great grandfather of Wyatt Kuhn and several treasured nieces and nephews. Larry was born on the South Side of Chicago on 77th and Prairie Ave. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp at the age of 17 after attending Tilden Tech High School. He attended the Air Corps Cadet training program at Moorhead College and finished his advanced pilot training in St. Louis. He was assigned to the 3rd Air Corps and was a pilot on the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber. After serving his country, Larry became a plumber and was a proud retired member of the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers’ Local Union 130. After his “retirement”, he became the plumbing inspector for his beloved town of Flossmoor and worked until the ripe old age of 88. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423 on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Meeting at St. George Catholic Church 6707 West 175th Street, Tinley Park, IL 60477 on Thursday, May 18, 2023 for a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Larry's name to Misercordia would be appreciated. For information www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.







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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, May 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Interment

Thursday, May 18, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

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