Kenneth Jenson | Obituaries | Mankato Free Press


June 20, 1948
March 24, 2022

Kenneth “Ken” Paul Jenson, 73, of Madison Lake died March 24, 2022.
Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Visitation will be one hour before the church service. The family prefers memorials to be given to VINE or BENCHES. The service will be streamed live and available at
Ken was born on June 20, 1948 in Ingvild and Irene (Hassing) Jenson in Mankato. He married Candy Curtis on June 20, 1969 in Mankato.
Ken was an electrician for Local 343 for 34 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, living by Lake Washington, and spending time in his garage. There was nothing broken that he couldn’t fix. Ken loved telling stories and spending time with friends and cooking for them. Above all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his devoted wife of 52 years, Candy. Ken was a nice guy who would do anything to help a friend or a stranger.
Ken is survived by his wife, Candy; children, Paul (Jen) Jenson of Hastings and Tracy (Joe Metraus) Jenson of Cottage Grove; grandchildren, Madeline and Derek Poncin; as well as her faithful companion, CeCe and her little dogs, Truman, Trinket, Ruby and Rex; sisters, Mary Johnston and Chris Bode; brother, David Jenson; and Candy’s siblings and their families.
He was predeceased by his parents and in-laws, Larry and Nan Curtis.

Published on March 26, 2022


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