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Joseph S. Jensen III

September 10, 1951 - June 13, 2024
Racine, WI


Life Story / Obituary


With his family by his side, Joseph S. Jensen passed away on June 13, 2024, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. He was born in Racine, September 10, 1951, son of the late Joseph S. Jr. and Phyllis (Nee: Christensen) Jensen.

Growing up on a farm, Joe expanded his wings and was a commercial pilot in his early career. On June 18, 1976, Joseph was united in marriage to Nancy Mechling. He was employed by the City of Racine as a computer programmer for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. He enjoyed his time at his cottage in Three Lakes. Above all it was time spent with his family that he cherished most.

He was loved dearly and will be sadly missed by his wife Nancy, of 48 years; children, John (Kathleen) Jensen, Anne (John) Wanggaard, Joseph S. IV (Jennifer) Jensen; 5 grandchildren, Kaylie, Brittany (Caleb), John, Jacob and Emily; 2 great grandchildren, Khalil and Shiloh; siblings, James (Ruth) Jensen, William (Kim) Jensen and Patti Jensen; other relatives and many dear friends.

As per Joe's wishes, no services will be held.

A very special thank you to the entire staff at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center for their loving and compassionate care.