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Carl E. Jensen

May 12, 1941 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 77)

Carl passed away at home after battling cancer for over two years.  He was the son of Edward Christian Jensen and Wilma Mae Garfield.  Carl served an LDS mission in Brazil.  He loved the people and the country.  He married Valerie Lynn Gray April 4, 1968 in the Salt Lake Temple.  They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past April. 

Carl had a gift for making friends.  People enjoyed working with him and came to him for help and advice; he truly cared about them.  Carl was a teacher, professor, administrator, facilitator, and developed many innovative programs for education.  He loved cars, owning many classics, some of which he restored himself. 

Carl worked on a local, state, national, and international level.  He traveled the world through his work and other endeavors.  Carl received a Bachelor's degree from California State Sonoma, Master's degree from Eastern Michigan University, and worked on a Doctorate at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. 

Carl leaves behind his wife, Val, five children: Christian Gray Jensen (Sandra), Jeneve Beaudoin, Amy Winter (Clif), Lennard Carl Jensen (Amber), Steven Ted Jensen, and nine grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Compton Bench Chapel 850 N. 300 W. Farmington, UT.  Family and Friends Time 9:00-9:30 a.m. Interment at the Farmington City Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please give to

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