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Richard Howard Jensen Sr.

Richard Howard Jensen Sr. passed away at his home near Oshkosh, NE, on January 12, 2021. Rick was born on November 4, 1945, in Lewellen, NE. He wrote, “In November of 1945, I had the good fortune to be born the son of Howard and Doreen Jensen.” Howard was on a navy ship anchored in Tokyo harbor that day.

He attended Garden County High School, graduating in 1963. He was a talented baseball player and was the pitcher on the state championship team his senior year. His parents owned the Silver Hill Theatre, where he worked as a projectionist. In 1966, he married Sue Rhiley, his high school sweeth...


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