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Owen Douglas Jens

Owen Douglas Jens, 74 of Glenwood, Iowa entered into rest at his home on March 16, 2017. He was born February 1, 1943 to Ervin William and Wilma Frances (Sell) Jens in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised on the family farm and graduated from Glenwood High School. Owen was in the Army National Guard and later came home to farm with his Dad. He later worked for Bellevue Toyota as a car salesman. Owen was a past member of Lion’s Club. He was united in marriage to Linda Lee Schoening on June 3, 1992 in Mineola, Iowa.

Owen loved cars, watching western movies, antiquing, farming and attending horse and gun shows. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Preceding Owen in passing were his grandparents and parents. Survivors include his wife Linda; children, Lisa (Duane) Leu, Denise Jens, Jason (Mandi) Dalton; 6 grandchildren, Ryan, Daniel, Alicia and Joshua Leu; Pierce and Desmond Dalton all of Glenwood, Iowa; extended relatives and many friends.

Private Interment Mineola Cemetery, Mineola, IA

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Visitation:Thursday, March 17, 2016
7:00 PM

Service:Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2:00 PM
212 S. Locust St.
Glenwood, IA51534

6 Condolences

  • Danny and Jo Fultz Posted March 18, 2017 12:00 am


    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Sending our love and hugs!

  • Yvonne Anthony Pulfrey Posted March 18, 2017 12:00 am

    My sincere condolences to Owen Jens’ family from Yvonne Anthony Pulfrey, Owen’s classmate, GCHS class of 1961

  • Susan (Jinings) Koba Posted March 18, 2017 12:00 am


    I was so sorry to hear about Owen’s death. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.


  • Dale & Diane Malcom Posted March 18, 2017 12:00 am


    Our deepest condolences for your loss. May the joys you shared help you through the difficult days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers.

  • Dean McPherson Posted March 18, 2017 12:00 am

    To the whole Jens family, from the people of Grace United Methodist Church, you are in our prayers.

  • Frank, Lisa & Alex Geisler Posted March 20, 2017 12:00 am

    To our dear friend Denise & all of the Jens family,

    There are no words to express our sorrow for your loss. We hope you will always remember the good times and hold them in your heart.

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