May 11, 1937 ~ July 24, 2017
Noretta Jensen passed away after a brief illness on July 24, 2017 at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.
Noretta was born in Calgary, AB and moved to Creston at a young age where she spent her childhood. In 1955 she married Keith Jensen and they had three children. Noretta was a homemaker like no one else. The family then moved to Cranbrook in 1969. In 1985 Noretta and Keith moved to Gray Creek, her most favourite place in the world, where they enjoyed their retirement. Her favourite thing to do was to sit on her swing chair looking out over the lake.
Noretta is predeceased by her father Roy Ibbitson, mother Violet Ibbitson, and brothers Robert and Lloyd Ibbitson.
She is survived by her husband Keith; daugther Brenda (Steve Jackson); sons Robert (Donna), Brian (Karen); grandchildren Chelsey (Michael), Brett (Hailey), Robert (Hillary), Tawni (Arty), Cassidy (Andrew), Jaxon, Makenna, Jordan; great-grandchildren Alycia, Kyelin, Kynlie, Ryan, and Macy; and many other loving family and friends.
A graveside service was held Saturday July 29, 2017 at 11am at Forest Lawn Cemetery, followed by a tea at Redeemer Lutheran Church.