Obituary – Jensen, William Bruce

William Bruce Jensen

December 12, 1918 – September 13, 1998

William Jensen, a painting contractor for more than 50 years, died Sunday in Walnut Creek. He was 79.

Son of Chris D. and Lula Jensen, he was a native of Perry, Okla. and lived in Oakland for 25 years before moving to Moraga four months ago. He attended the University of Oklahoma, where he played football. He was a past master of Masons Sequoia Lodge in Oakland. He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church and a volunteer at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jane; stepdaughter, Kathleen Rapp of Safety Harbor, Fla.; stepson, Clifford Campbell of Danville; sister, Christine Fordyce of Texas; and five grandchildren. His daughter, Cherie Jensen, died previously.

Services: Private, with ashes to be scattered at sea. Arrangements by the Neptune Society, Walnut Creek.