Marguerite “Peg” Jensen was born and raised in Council Bluffs. She was married at 17 years old to Clyde “Mike” Jensen. They were married for 62 years, before Mike passed away. Mike and Marguerite owned and operated Jensen Greenhouses for many years. They had 2 children: Michael and Susan. Marguerite has suffered the loss of both of her children. She says, “My family is what I live for.” Marguerite has 3 grandchildren: David, Eddie and James. She has 3 great-grandchildren: Francis, Winslow and Jack. She also has many nieces and nephews.
Marguerite currently resides at Midlands Living Center. She enjoys keeping in touch with others through writing letters, socializing, church functions and staying active in politics.
On November 7th, Marguerite will celebrate her 100th birthday!