Duane M. Jensen
Duane M. Jensen
January 30, 1949 ‐ January 06, 2022
Duane M. Jensen, 72, of Avon Lake, OH, passed away on January 6, 2022, following a courageous battle with lymphoma. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and three children.
Born and raised in Attica, NY, Duane went on to graduate college from SUNY at Binghamton. Duane and his wife, Sharon, moved to Westlake, OH, in 1981 where they settled to raise their family. Known for his strong work ethic and pragmatism, Duane remarkably spent his career of 38+ years at BP Amoco, where he managed tax and accounting functions in offices throughout the world.
A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Duane loved spending time with his family. He and Sharon celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary this past October. Nothing lit up his world more than seeing and playing with his seven grandchildren.
Second to spending time with his family, Duane was an avid golfer and was lucky enough to play courses around the globe. Duane was delighted to have shot two holes-in-one and was exceptionally proud of one day in England, where he and a friend played 101 holes between dawn and dusk. He rarely missed his weekly Thursday and Sunday golf leagues, where he spent time playing the game he loved with dear friends.
Duane loved to travel the world with his wife and friends, though his favorite and most frequently visited place remained Hilton Head Island on vacations with his family. In his free time, Duane also loved investing in and trading stocks.
Duane M. Jensen, age 72, Beloved husband of Sharon (née Popowich). Dear father of Dana Santo (Adam), Gregory Jensen (Frances) and Carli Forsythe (Bill). Loving grandfather of Benjamin, Austin and Jane Santo, Charles Jensen, and Liliana, Carter and Catherine Forsythe. Brother of Allan Jensen (Becky). Visitations to be held Tuesday, January 11 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at JENKINS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2914 DOVER CENTER ROAD, WESTLAKE. (The family requests that masks please be worn.) Private service and burial will be held.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 6111 Oak Tree Blvd. Suite 130, Independence, OH, 44131 (https://www.lls.org/) or Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, 4700 Rockside Rd, Suite 425, Independence, OH, 44131 (https://www.crohnsandcolitis.com/).