Ralph Andre’ Jensen, 89, WaKeeney, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Long Term Care.
He was born June 6, 1928, in Ellsworth to Andrew and Vera (Gatewood) Jensen. He was a 1946 graduate of Lincoln High School and a 1950 graduate of Washburn University with a bachelor’s of business administration.
He married Patsy Ann (Manis) Jensen on Nov. 12, 1960, in Sylvan Grove. Together they shared 57 wonderful years. She preceded him in death June 17, 2017. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He enjoyed being a husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa. He enjoyed a long and happy life with a wide variety of business endeavors.
He was a member of the Army Audit Agency.
Survivors include a son, Richard A. Jensen and wife, Gail A. Jensen, WaKeeney; two daughters, Debra R. Maska and husband, John R. Maska, Hays, and Dana M. Hille and husband, Dana R. Hille, WaKeeney; a brother, Jerry Jensen; six grandchildren, Jenifer Riat and husband, Steve Riat, Hays, Jamie Maska, Springfield, Mo., Joshua Maska and wife, Lauren Maska, Wichita, Suzanne Cadoret and husband, William Cadoret, Hays, Brandon Hille and wife, Ashley Hille, Kansas City, Kan., and Brett Hille and wife, Sarah Hille, WaKeeney; 12 great-grandchildren, Morgan Maska, Allyson Bowers, Caden and Carsen Riat, Easton and Kennady Maska, Will, Max and Abe Cadoret, Wyatt Hille and Madigan and Elias Hille; and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Roger A. Jensen; and a brother, Jack Jensen.
A private family service will be held with inurnment in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, WaKeeney.
Memorials are suggested to Presbyterian Church, WaKeeney or Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital.
Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.