Veryl Jensen Obituary – OnFocus


Veryl M. Jensen, 92, of Stevens Point, formerly Loyal, died Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at Willow Brooke Point Senior Living Facility in Stevens Point with care provided by ProMedica Hospice.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 at Faith Journey Church, formerly Spencer United Methodist Church in Spencer, with the Reverend Kerry Wilson officiating. She will be buried in West Spencer Cemetery in the town of Sherman. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church on Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service. The honor of carrying goes to Jeremy Jensen, Andrew Jensen, Mike Sauer and Ami Freimund.

Veryl was born in the town of Beaver, Loyal, Wisc. June 7, 1930 to Otto and Iva (Hutchins) Foelske. She graduated from Loyal High School. She was employed at Land O Lakes in Spencer for over 20 years. On August 7, 1948, she married DuWayne Jensen. They then divorced.

She was a member of Spencer United Methodist Church now known as Faith Journey Church.

Veryl has had many hobbies including bowling and motorcycling. She was a skilled seamstress and good at cross-stitching. She sang in the choir and played piano, organ and violin.

Those who will cherish his memory include his children: Carolyn Sauer of Stevens Point, Gary (Paula) Jensen of Vesper, Brian (Sandra) Jensen of Cameron, Sharon (Walter) Grulkowski of Mosinee and Judith O’Brien of Florida; his grandchildren, Michael (Gayle) Sauer, Karrie Sauer, Sarah (Chuck) Oyler, Andrew (Andrea) Jensen, Jeremy (Melodee) Jensen, Westly (Rabecca) Jensen, Garret Jensen, Ami Freimund, Tiffany (Kyle) Walker and Autumn O’Brien; his great-grandchildren, Chris, Alex, Jenna, Jacob, Jake, Kasey, Lucas, Zaden, Samantha, Carter and Nolan and his sister, Norma (George) Held of Eagle, Wisc. as well as many other relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, Otto and Iva Foelske and her sisters, Janice (Ray) Binnig, Elleen Owens and Nelda (Arthur) Franz.

Veryl’s arrangements are in the custody of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit


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