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Treva Josephine Jensen

Mrs. Treva Josephine Jensen, age 91, of Trufant, passed away Friday morning, February 18, 2011.  She was born December 19, 1919 in Cedar Springs, the daughter of Harry and Josephine (Frenett) Miller.  On June 4, 1938, she married Roy Henry Jensen at her parents’ home in Cedar Springs.  Roy and Treva made their home in Trufant, living on the  Jensen family farm for the rest of their lives.  Treva retired from Wolverine WorldWide after 25 years of employment.  She was a longtime active member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Trufant and a member of the church circle.  She was lovingly known as the “Quilt Lady”, having crafted quilts for hundreds of people.  She was a fan of all sports, and was a particularly avid Detroit Tigers fan.  Treva is survived by her children, David (Nancy) Jensen of Cedar Springs and Nancy (John) Jensen-Ayres of Pickford; grandchildren, Cindy (Rick) Barnard of Sand Lake, Kathryn Ayres of Ferndale, Christopher Jensen of Royal Oak, Kimberly Ayres (Dan Martinez) of North Adams, William (Michelle) Hineman of Greenfield, IN, Lynne Bradley of Rockford, Lisa Atchison of Cedar Springs, Laura (Ted) Bassett of Sparta, and Rob (Kathy) Ranes of Caledonia; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Glenna (Milton) Richards of Portland; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Larsen of Trufant and Jack Xanders of Eaton Rapids; sister-in-law, Kay Miller of Six Lakes; and several nieces and nephews.  Her beloved husband, Roy, preceded her in death in 1978.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Susan Hineman in 2009; brother, Max Miller; and sisters, Helen Gage Sanders, Addie Mae Pratt, Donna Larsen, and Bernice Lambertson.  Funeral services were held Monday, February 21, 2011 at 11:00 AM at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Trufant, with her pastor, Rev. Aaron Sorrels officiating.  Visitation was Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, and burial in Trufant Cemetery will take place in the spring.  Memorial contributions in Treva’s honor may be given to St. Thomas Lutheran Church, and online messages of condolence may be sent via www.hurstfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville

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