Carma NaDean Mikkelson Jensen, 86 passed away peacefully Sept. 1, 2021 with her children by her side at Laurel Groves Assisted Living in Nephi.
She was born in Fountain Green, to Nekolie Christian and Mary Luella Holman Mikkelson on Jan. 17, 1935. She was the youngest of ten children. Carma graduated from Moroni High School.
She married her sweetheart Dean Allen Jensen Oct. 7, 1955 in the Manti Temple. Together they raised a wonderful family. They lived in Moroni and worked side by side in the Jensen’s Grocery Store.
Carma was a wonderful homemaker, cooked many wonderful meals and kept a beautiful yard. She was kind and sweet to everyone. She loved her family with all her heart. She especially loved all her grandkids and loved all the new babies.
Carma was active in church, she served in many callings including MIA, Primary, Sunday School, Ward Librarian, and First Counselor in the Relief Society Presidency. She was also in a club with many friends.
Mom and dad were always together truly in love. They were honored by being chosen as a SweetHeart Couple by the Snow College Institute. It was hard seeing her alone after dad had passed. Now they are “Together Again.”
Carma was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dean Allen Jensen, son Allen Dean Jensen, daughter Karie Jensen and great-granddaughter Averie Ellen Medico, siblings Doris Barnes, Lois Blackham, Laraine Mikkelson, Nelda Everitt, Grant Mikkelson, Ellen Rigby, Leon Mikkelson, Eugene Mikkelson and Arlene Rymer.
Carma is survived by her children, Joan (David) Peel, Evan (Charri) Jensen, Michael (Ronda) Jensen, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A special thanks to Jan and Amberlee at Laurel Groves Assisted Living for the wonderful care that was given to our sweet mom. The CNA’s and Hospice nurse JulieAnn Parkin, “You are Angels,” and Kendra Jackson for always doing mom’s hair every Tuesday, thank you.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at 1 p.m. with a viewing from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Moroni Stake Center. Interment in the Moroni City Cemetery.