Lyle E Jensen


Six Lakes – Lyle E Jensen, age 93, Owosso, formerly of Six Lakes, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, at The Meadows in Owosso, Michigan. Lyle was born January 24, 1924, in Edmore, Michigan, the son of Ervin and Sylvia (West) Jensen. He was raised in McBride and graduated from McBride High School Class of 1941. Lyle then attended King’s Point Academy in the Merchant Marines. He served on the Liberty Ships in the Engine Department from 1943 until 1945. Lyle married Burnadean Houghton, on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, in Sucas, New York. Lyle was an Entrepreneur and business owner his whole life. He built and managed two Roller Rinks, a restaurant, and owned several rental properties. He owned his farm in Six Lakes and rental properties until his passing. Lyle enjoyed fishing, playing cards, tinkering, telling jokes, crossword puzzles, writing poetry, and wintering with friends in Texas.

Lyle will be missed by two daughters Billie Lou (Jensen) DeLand, and Sherry Lynn (Jensen) Kewish; seven grandchildren Chad, Kellie, Dillon, Amber, Monica, Nickie, and Jacob; 6 great-grandchildren Paige, Berlyn, Kipp, Jaden, Simone, and Scarlett; one sister Mary Jane (Jensen) Quimper; nieces, nephews, and countless friends and cousins.

Lyle was preceded in death by his wife Burnadean Jensen in 2010; his parents Ervin Jensen, and Sylvia (West) Jensen-Poulson; and one son Monty Lyle Jensen.

Funeral Services for Lyle will take place on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brigham Chapel in Six Lakes, Michigan. Visitation for Lyle will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Brigham Chapel. A luncheon will be at the VFW Post 5602, 2195 W. Fleck Rd, Six Lakes, following the burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Six Lakes, MI. Those wishing to contribute in Lyle’s memory may donate to charity of choice.


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