Diane Marie Jensen,74 of Moyock, NC entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 26,2017 in Virginia Beach surrounded by loved ones. Diane was born in Oak Park, Il on March 21,1942 and graduated from Carl Schulz High school in Chicago, Il .
In 1994 Diane and her husband relocated to Norfolk, Virginia from Chicago, Il. Diane had a great love and admiration for the Native American culture, attending pow wows annually. She also loved horses, gardening and angels.
She worked as a unit secretary at several different hospitals and doctor’s offices throughout her life.
Eventually she retired and worked at Cracker Barrel as a hostess until her health no longer allowed her to. Fighting a courageous four year battle with stage three lung cancer she exceeded her own life expectancy prognosis given by her doctor by 2 1/2 years, inspiring so many along the way.
Diane will always be known as a warm and loving “people person” who had a smile you couldn’t forget .
Diane’s memory will be forever cherished by her loving husband of 26 years, Michael Jensen; three biological children, Tammy, Jonathan, Kimberly (Greg) three step children , Jason, Suzi and Sherri; ten grandchildren, Morgan, Cody, Marlena, Alyssa, Monica, Nolan, Jade, Clayton, James, Benjamin; two great grandchildren, Caden, Nahla and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
A life celebration service will be held on Saturday, February 4,2017 at 4:00pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home 5792 Greenwich Rd. in Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in Diane’s name by clicking HERE.