Rolland “Rollie” H. Jensen, age 91, of Litchfield, died on Friday, May 21, 2021, at the Meeker Manor in Litchfield, MN. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday 26, 2021 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, MN.
Rolland “Rollie” Harold Jensen, the son of Christ and Vera (Hawes) Jensen, was born on February 14, 1930 in Litchfield, MN. He was confirmed and baptized at Arndahl Lutheran Church. Rollie enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving from 1951 to 1953 during Korea. While in the service he received two Bronze Stars, a United Nations Service Medal and two Overseas Bars.
He was united in marriage to Verna Sandberg on June 5, 1954 in Cokato, MN. He worked at Abbots TV in Hutchinson and retired from 3M as an Electrical Technician. Rollie and Verna spent many winters in Mesa, Arizona.
Rollie sung in the church choir and is in the Minnesota Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, pontoon rides and spending time at the Lake Minnie Belle Cabin.
He is survived by his children Mark (Anna) Jensen and Steve Jensen; grandchildren Martin Jensen, James Jensen, Tara (Brian) Jensen and Dana Jensen; and great grandchildren Alexander Jensen, Adelade Jensen and Garrett McGuire.
He was preceded in death by his wife Verna; parents Christ and Vera; brothers and sisters-in-law Vernon (Norma) and Norman (Adiar); and his nephew Bryan.