Bruce Robert Jensen
Friday, May 27, 2011
Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home
409 Sixth Avenue
St. Albans, WV
|Bruce Robert Jensen, 57, died at home Tuesday May 24, 2011 after a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Eleanor Jensen.
Bruce graduated cum laude from the University of Utah and was a military veteran having served with the United States Air Force in Colorado. He was a former Vice-President of Merrill Lynch Securities and Allstate Financial Services where he earned many sales and production awards and certificates.
Bruce made friends with everyone he met and loved all sports, enjoyed playing football, golf, reading and trying to make things grow in the garden, but his greatest joy was in the giving and receiving love from all animals he encountered. He will be sadly missed by his four legged children; Handsome, Twiggy, Big Louie, Allie and Rusty.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte R. Annie Crooks Jensen; sisters, Barbara Distasi of Virginia Beach, VA, Jerilyn Burres and Virginia Nielsen of Ormond Beach, FL; brother, Harold Jensen of Skaneateles, NY; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Theresa and David Helms of Dacula, GA, John and Gloria Annie of South Charleston and Mary V. Annie of St. Albans; nieces, Sharon Kay Riffle of Bedford, TX, Denise Caggiano of Union, KY and Lisa Annie of South Charleston; nephew, Scottie Karl Riffle of Huffman, TX and many aunts and cousins.
Memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday May 27, 2011 at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 Sixth Avenue, St. Albans with Rev. Father Patrick M. McDonough officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully suggests donations be made to the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association, 1248 Greenbrier St., Charleston, WV, 25311.