Peder William (Bill) Jensen
The family of Peder William(Bill) Jensen announces with sadness his death on October 16, 2015, at age 89. Born in Yahk, B.C. on June 5, 1926, he was the fourth of eight children born to Soren Peder and Rachel Rosamond Jensen.
Bill was predeceased by both his parents and his seven siblings and their spouses: Mary (Sandy) Saunders; Dora (Herbert) Boggie; Thelma (Mickey) Zolob; Dan (Audney); Martha (Bruce) Mackay; Jim (Caroline); Otto; and infant daughter (1961).
Bill is survived by his wife of 63 years, Audrey, his children; Christine (Bob), Sandra (Rob), Carl (Gina) and Eric ( Michelle), his grandchildren: Mandie ( Sean), Cole (Karla), Matthew, Karly, Aaron, Isaac, and great grandchildren: Cymone, Gavin and Valentina, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Bill was involved with the logging industry for more than 40 years, the majority working for MacMillan Blodedel. He retired at age 58 to continue working on their farm on Takala Road near Ladysmith. He will be remembered as a hardworking, well respected family man.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff on Franklyn 2 at Malaspina Gardens for their excellent and compassionate care of Bill for the 2 ½ years he was a resident.
A Memorial Tea will be held at the Family Home, 5551 Takala Road, Ladysmith on
Sunday, November 1, 2015 from 1-4 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the charity of your choice.