73681obit: Ira "Kissy" Christine Groda Jensen
- Mar 19, 2014
IRA "KISSY" CHRISTINE (GRODA) JENSEN
September 7, 1947 ~ December 26, 2011
Ira Christine Jensen, the eldest of seven children, was born to Finnie and Christine Groda on Sept. 7, 1947 in Houston, TX. She later moved to San Antonio, then on to Portland, OR. During her lifetime she worked as a waitress, truck driver and medical assistant, but her greatest love was her children. She married Frank Davis Nov. 25, 1966. They had five children during 13 years of marriage. She resided with her mother in Vancouver, WA for the last 7 years where she passed away on Dec. 26, 2011.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, father, niece and son, Pat Davis.
She is survived by her mother, Christine; children, Kim, Mike, Shanna and Catrina; and her siblings, Mary, Joyce, Debbie, Karen and the twins, Ronny and Johnny.
The celebration of life will be held at 26417 NE CC Landon Rd., Yacolt, WA this Sun. at 11a.m. The funeral will be held at Holy Redeemer, 17010 NE 9th St., Vancouver, WA on Mon. at 10 a.m. For more info 360-883-2194.
Published in The Columbian on December 31, 2011