Merrill Ronald Jensen returned to his Heavenly Father on May 28, 2021. He was born in Salina, UT on February 11, 1949 to Ronald F Jensen and Melba L Bagley. He was the second of five children. After graduating from Richfield High School, Merrill served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Irish Mission. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University and a Master's Degree from the University of Utah. While attending school, Merrill was married and sealed to Linda Carolyn Hughes on July 30, 1975 in the Manti Temple. Merrill worked as a CPA and an accounting system programmer. Merrill loved gospel doctrine, horseback riding, classic cars and genealogy.
Merrill is preceded in death by his wife Linda, his parents Ronald and Melba, his sister Vonnie Burton and brother-in-law Carlyle Burton. He is survived by his children Brydie (Jeff) Platt, Jeffrey (Angela) Jensen, Robin Jensen, Rusty (Laura) Jensen and Danny (Allison) Jensen, as well as his twenty-two grandchildren and siblings Randy (Valerie) Jensen, Voneene (Michael) Jorgensen, and Janet Thorpe.
A special thank you to his family, friends, neighbors and caregivers for their love and support.
Services will be held on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 89 East 11000 South, Sandy, UT. The viewing will be at 10:00 AM and the funeral will begin at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at Larkin Sunset Gardens at 1950 East Dimple Dell (10600 South), Sandy, UT. To virtually attend funeral services through zoom please visit https://zoom.us/j/96045781937
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