William "Bill" Jensen, Jr.
William "Bill" Jensen, Jr., 80, of Poteet, Texas, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at South Texas Regional Medical Center in Jourdanton, Texas. He was born in Bison, Okla., on Feb. 19, 1936 to William and Dorothy Iven Jensen. After the family moved from Oklahoma to Fort Scott, Kan., he married Sonja Caufield. They later were transferred to San Antonio, Texas, with Western Insurance Company. Bill retired after 29 years with Western Insurance. In 1985 he bought a farm in Poteet, raising racehorses and numerous other animals. Bill loved being with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was proud to be able to support them at any sporting event they participated in and was active in their extra-curricular activities.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Sonja, and his brother, Frank Jensen. Bill is survived by his two brothers Don Jensen and Jim and wife Terry Jensen, daughters Tracie Jensen, Jana and husband Steve Carpenter, grandchildren, Carrie and husband Joshua Rivera, Ben and wife Jess Carpenter, great-grandchildren Octavian Carpenter and Elysian Carpenter.
Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of the Hurley Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Texas.