Mrs. J.C. Jensen
Mrs. J.C. Jensen, who died Sunday morning, January 29, 1899, was born at Howardsville, Illinois, February 9, 1862. She removed to Minnesota with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.F. Kelly, while young, and was married in 1882. With her husband she came to Dakota in 1883 and settled in Oneota township, and removed to Aberdeen South Dakota seven years ago. She suffered greatly through her illness. Nine children, the eldest being 16 and the youngest a babe of 3 weeks, besides her parents and two brothers, one a resident of Aberdeen, lament her loss. She was a member of the M.E. church. The funeral services were held at the family residence yesterday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Deeble of Bath, under whose preaching she was converted, conducted the service and paid a fitting tribute to her life and character. She was an esteemed friend and neighbor, an unselfish Mother, a devoted wife and an idolized daughter. She was laid to rest at Riverside cemetery.