Milton "Milt" Jensen, 79, of Beach Park Ill.,, passed away March 31, 2012, surrounded by his family at his home in Beach Park following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Milt was married to the love of his life, Ina (Lyons), for nearly 61 years. Milt and Ina have seven children, Don (Sue), Glenn (Cynthia), Rich (Cindy), Phil (Sandy), Julie Gonka (Dennis), Liane Leicht (Frankie Kaiser) and Connie Gill (Paul). They also have 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Milt was a 37-year veteran of United Airlines and was active in the Retired United Pilots' Association; the Zion Benton American Legion Post #865 and the Zion Benton Loyal Order of the Moose. Milt served as Mayor of Zion, Ill., in the 1970s and was in his fourth term as mayor of Beach Park, Ill. Along with flying and his public service, Milt had numerous hobbies, most of which were related to computers. The majority of Milt's focus, however, was on his large and devoted family who will miss him terribly.
Visitation, Wednesday, April 4, 5 p.m., at Beach Community Church, 37283 North Green Bay Road, Beach Park, IL. Funeral at the same location on Thursday, April 5, 10 a.m., with a luncheon to follow.
Congdon and Company is handling the arrangements, www.congdonfuneralhome.com.