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Lillian (Neilon) Jensen

March 25, 1930 — October 20, 2021

Glenville

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Lillian M. (Neilon) Jensen, age, 91, of Glenville, died on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Home

Lillian was born on March 25, 1930 in Thief River Falls, the daughter of Lloyd and Agnes Tanner. She went to school in Calumet, MN; and then moved to various other schools, graduating from Deer River High School. After graduating, she worked at King Lumber as a secretary. In 1950, Lillian was united in marriage to William Neilon in Grand Rapids. They had six children and were married 38 years. When William died, Lillian married John Jensen, until his death five years later. Lillian worked at Land o’Lakes for 25 years and was a faithful member of St. Theodore’s Catholic Church. Her memberships also included the Glenville American Legion Auxiliary, the Glenville Senior Citizens, and the Land o’Lakes Retiree’s Coffee Club.  She enjoyed cleaning, cooking, gardening, and taking care of her family as well as anyone in need.

Survivors include her children Patrick (Cheryl) Neilon, Paul (Debi) Neilon, Brent Neilon, and Alan Neilon; daughter-in-law Andi Matre; grandchildren Jeremiah (Ginger) Neilon, Megan (Tony) Madson, Sarah (Nick) DiGregorio, Mike (Erin) Neilon, Mindy (Will Clennon) Neilon, Jamie (Tracy) Neilon, and Marnie (Ray) Fjelstad; 15 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; several stepchildren and step-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands William and John, son Thomas Neilon, daughter Jean Ann Neilon,  brothers Wallace and Arnold Tanner, and half-brother Roger Wold.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 at Bonnerup Funeral Service, 2210 East Main St, Albert Lea, MN 56007. There will also be a visitation the same day, from 12:00 until the time of the service. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Glenville. Lillian’s service will be live streamed here. You may view it at 2:00 pm, Friday, Oct. 29 by clicking on the link below..

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Friday, October 29, 2021

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Bonnerup Funeral Service - Albert Lea

2210 East Main Street, Albert Lea, MN 56007

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Friday, October 29, 2021

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2210 East Main Street, Albert Lea, MN 56007

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Friday, October 29, 2021

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2210 East Main Street, Albert Lea, MN 56007

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