Michael Jenson

16 Jan 1949 - 25 Mar 2011

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Michael Jenson

16 Jan 1949 - 25 Mar 2011
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Michael Jenson passed away March 25, 2011 at his home surrounded by family after a valiant fight with cancer. Michael truly enjoyed his 20+ years as a Deputy State Fire Marshal, though his true passion in life was his family, camping, hunting, and fishing. He especially enjoyed being in the woods wi

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Michael Jenson


Memorial Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery

3115 E Bengal Blvd
Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah
United States

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Michael, SP4 US Army Vietnam


June 21, 2012


May 23, 2012

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Michael Jenson Obituary

Contributor: finnsh Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Michael Jenson passed away March 25, 2011 at his home surrounded by family after a valiant fight with cancer. Michael truly enjoyed his 20+ years as a Deputy State Fire Marshal, though his true passion in life was his family, camping, hunting, and fishing. He especially enjoyed being in the woods with his son and hunting buddy Mikey. He had a contagious smile and was a friend to all he had the opportunity to meet. Michael was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was sealed to his wife, Kristine in the Jordan River Temple on Feb. 24, 2007. He was preceded in death by his father and mother Murel Kirk Benson and Mauna Frandsen Benson and a brother, Mark Howard Jenson. He is survived by his wife, Kristine Jenson; daughters Tammy (Rod) Gines, Katherine (Nephi) Thompson, and Kristy (Pete) Brannon; son Michael (Ashlee) Jenson; sisters Wendy Jenson (Sterling) Stubbs, Kathleen Benson and Barbara Benson; brothers Murel (Lawan) Benson; Barry (Rhonda) Benson and Carl Benson. Funeral services will be held Thurs., March 31 at 11 a.m. at the Park 2nd Ward Chapel, 7000 S. 4825 W. West Jordan, Utah. Friends may call Wed., March 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Mortuary, 5850 S. 900 East, Murray, Utah, and Thursday one hour prior to the services at the church. Published in Uintah Basin Standard from March 28 to April 4, 2011

Life timeline of Michael Jenson

Michael Jenson was born on 16 Jan 1949
Michael Jenson was 7 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Michael Jenson was 16 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Michael Jenson was 24 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
Michael Jenson was 32 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
Michael Jenson was 45 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Michael Jenson was 53 years old when The September 11 attacks, a series of coordinated suicide attacks killing 2,996 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. Additional people died of 9/11-related cancer and respiratory diseases in the months and years following the attacks.
Michael Jenson died on 25 Mar 2011 at the age of 62
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