Dick L. Jensen
Dick L. Jensen died June 30, 2022. He was born in 1930. He graduated from Audubon Public Schools in 1948 and attended the University of Iowa’s College of Commerce and thereafter the College of Law, graduating with an LLB degree in 1954. Dick served in the U.S. Navy on active duty from 1955-1958.
Dick married Nancy Wilson in 1956 and raised two children. Dick opened a solo law practice in Audubon and most recently worked at the Des Moines law firm Dreher, Wilson and Adams, starting in 1972. In 2017, he retired from that firm, now known as Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer and Bouslog.
Dick was active in the Sigma Nu Fraternity, the Masons, the Des Moines Chapter of the Royal Order of the Jesters, the Des Moines Club, Rotary Club, the Izaak Walton League, the Winterset Hunt Club and the New Pioneer Gun Club, among others.
Dick was preceded in death by his wife, daughter Sarah, and brother Don (Sallie). He is survived by his son, Charley (Nancy), two grandchildren and great granddaughter.
At Dick’s request, there will be no funeral service, but the family invites friends and relatives to the Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines. A cocktail reception will be 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, July 24. Memorial donations may be made to Youth Homes Of Mid America (Des Moines) or any charity.