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Dan Erik Jensen

August 1, 1938 August 29, 2018
Dan  Erik Jensen
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Obituary for Dan Erik Jensen

Plant City – Dan Erik Jensen (80) passed away Wednesday, August 29th, after living courageously over the past 3 years.

He was preceded in death by his beloved Judy Y. Jensen the mother of his 4 children, his parents, Elmer and Margrethe Jensen and his brother, Gorm.

He is survived by Judy N Jensen (wife), his siblings Maikki, Uffe, and Lylli, his Children (in order); Christina Valentine (David), Thor Jensen, Anne McAvoy (John), and Gudren Schroeder, Grandchildren (in order); Jordan Jensen, Daniel Jensen, Makensie McAvoy, Jade Schroeder, Kaysey Jensen, Christian Schroeder, Makayla Valentine, Marin Valentine, Ethan Schroeder, Kelli McAvoy, Marley Valentine, Miles Schroeder, and Great Grandchild; Phoebe Jensen.

Dan was born in Sollerod, Danmark and immigrated to the United States when he was 16. He graduated from high school in Connecticut. He owned his own construction business and lived in Plant City, FL. Dan played the violin, was an avid golfer, sailor, and twice bowled a 299! He loved to cook and spend time with his family and friends. His humor and zest for life will be greatly missed!

Cremation services were held at Heath funeral chapel and crematory in Lakeland Florida.

In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored by donations to another Terrace Park man and beloved coach battling ALS, Graham Harden at

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