Mildred G. ‘Milly’ Jensen
June 30, 1919 – Jan. 29, 2011
Mildred G. "Milly" Jensen of Waukesha passed away peacefully at
her home Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at the age of 91. Milly was born June
30, 1919, the daughter of Emil and Laura Gruett in Wauwatosa.
She married the love of her life, Walter Jensen, on May 3, 1952. Milly was
a longtime member of the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of
Christ, where she volunteered. She was also a member of the Sarah Circle,
Oakdale Home Makers Group and the W.O.W (Widow and Widowers Group). Milly
enjoyed swimming at the YWCA and was an avid Packers fan, but most of all
she loved spending time with her family.
Milly will be sadly missed by her children, Laurie (Bruce) Ellenson of
Waukesha and Brian Jensen of Milwaukee. She is the loving grandmother of
Ryan (Jennifer) Ellenson, Brandon Ellenson and Brett Ellenson and proud
greatgrandmother of Logan Ellenson. She is further survived by nieces,
nephews other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; son, John Jensen;
brother, Harold Gruett; sister, Marion Funking; and brothers and
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service
Saturday, Feb. 5, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237
N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Ralph Schultz will officiate. Burial
will be private at Pinelawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Evangelical &
Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning
Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a
condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com,
or call 542-6609.