Timothy Joseph and Joanne Margaret (Borst) Jenson


Tim and Joanne Jenson of Becker, “always together” sadly passed away, but “together” in a tragic motorcycle accident Nov. 19, 2023, in Sherburne County. They were married April 2, 1988, at Glendorado Lutheran Church.

Joanne was born to Bruce and Judy (Gunderson) Borst Oct. 21, 1966 in Minneapolis.  She worked at National Vision in St. Cloud for 11 years.

Tim was born to Jim and Isabelle (McCormick) Jenson April 18, 1966 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  He worked at Federal Cartridge in Anoka for 36 years.

Tim and Joanne are survived by their adult children: son Joseph Norris Jenson and daughter Margo Jean Jenson; grandpup ‘Peter;’  Joanne’s mother Judy Borst; her brothers Kevin (Sally) Borst and Steven (Kim) Borst; sisters Karen Wipper and Sharon (Bruce) Thompson; Tim’s sister Lottie (Chuck) Rike; step-sister Rachel (Ken) Welt; brothers Steven (Joyce) Jenson and  Allen (Mary) Jenson; step-brother Anthony Sartwell; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joanne is preceded in death by her father Bruce Oliver Borst; grandparents Norris and Esther Gunderson and Joseph and Rose Borst; infant niece Amber Borst; infant nephew/godson Travis Wipper.

Tim was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Isabelle (McCormick) Jenson; Jim’s second wife Sue Sartwell (Jenson),  grandparents Jose,h and Dorothy Jenson and Pearl and Basil McCormick.

A celebration of life is planned for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. at Mr. Jim’s in Foley, 840 MN-23, Foley. Service at 11 a.m.,  followed by a luncheon and social hour. In lieu of flowers contributions will be used to plant trees at their family home.