SACO- Jack D. Jensen, 80, passed away Friday, January 15, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center of natural causes.Services will be held July 2, 2016, in Hinsdale. Cremation has taken place. Condolences for the family may be left at

    Jack was born on June 9, 1935, on the family farm near Grenora, N.D., to Jens C. and Selma (Thoeny) Jensen the 11th of 11 children.

    He graduated from Hinsdale High School in 1953, and attended college in Bozeman for a short time before enlisting in the Army. He was honorably discharged. He married Susan Nelson, and from this union they had 3 children. The family moved to Hinkley, M.N., where Jack worked for his father-in-law at the Farmer's and Merchant's State Bank.

    In 1967, the family moved to Hinsdale and Jack managed the Montana Bar in Glasgow for his brother Frank. Jack and Susan later divorced. In 1968, he married Marilyne Matovich, and from this union he gained 3 step-children and then 3 sons were born. The family moved to Hinsdale where Jack worked various jobs. The next move was to Malta, where he farmed and ranched for his father-in-law, Martin Matovich. During this time he also studied for and passed his realtor's test. He worked for Vern Mangis Reality in Malta.

    In 1976, they moved to Sleeping Buffalo and together he and Marilyne managed the resort. They moved to Saco, in 1989, where Jack resided until his move to the Hi-Line Retirement Center.

    Jack was preceded in death by his son Jack, Jr., grandson Jeremy Monroe, granddaughter Vanessa Hoock; parents, Jens and Selma; sisters Wilda (Bert) Osen, Ruth (Lester) Johnson; brothers, Keith, Burril, Marlin, Gene (Joy), Frank (Alma), Donald (Louella), West (Donna), and Daniel (Francine).

    Jack is survived by his wife Marilyne, his 8 children; Jennifer (Scott), Burl (Rita), Robin (Gary), Michele (Chuck), Monte (Dana), Jess (Darlee), Marty (Anita), and Bart (Kay). Grandchildren; Ashley, Ryan, Tyler, Cole, Ireland, Logan, Sierra, Tel, Keegan, Derek, and Jack. Great Grandchildren: Parker, Jack, Jett, Hunter, Harlee, and Roz.

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From: John & Sherry Demarais

So sorry for your loss. We will remember you all in our prayers.

From: Blane Cornell

My condolences to the family of Jack, its been awhile, but you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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