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In Memory of

Michael Thomas Jensen

September 24, 1958 - May 4, 2017

Obituary


Beloved husband, devoted father and son; Michael "Mike" Thomas Jensen of Oceanside CA, 58, passed away on May 04, 2017 at The Pacifica House with Hospice of North County, in Carlsbad, CA.
He was born at home to Thomas Jensen and Nancy Jensen (Wasco) in Redford County, MI.

Michael grew up in Florida and California. The sport he loved was soccer. He won National medals in soccer. He coached or helped with his son's team. He also played hockey while at UC Santa Barbara. Mike also loved the ocean and all it's bounty. He...

Beloved husband, devoted father and son; Michael "Mike" Thomas Jensen of Oceanside CA, 58, passed away on May 04, 2017 at The Pacifica House with Hospice of North County, in Carlsbad, CA.
He was born at home to Thomas Jensen and Nancy Jensen (Wasco) in Redford County, MI.

Michael grew up in Florida and California. The sport he loved was soccer. He won National medals in soccer. He coached or helped with his son's team. He also played hockey while at UC Santa Barbara. Mike also loved the ocean and all it's bounty. He was an avid spear fisherman, he loved to play rock n roll on his guitar with the volume cranked up. He played all kinds of card and casino games-excelling at Craps. He enjoyed being the captain of 'The Recluse' in Oceanside Harbor many years. Mike was 'there to help' if a human or pelican needed a rescue.
He was a kind, generous man; a good provider with a good sense of humor.

Mike graduated from Fountain Valley High in 1976 in Fountain Valley, CA.
After high school he attended college at the University of California in Santa Barbara where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Geography (Double Major).

Mike worked many interesting jobs; including Outdoor advertising with Gannett USA, he joined Burgee Magazine in advertising for a few years.
Most of Michael's career was in Risk and Safety Management; both as an employee and an owner. His last positions being Regional Safety Director (Stellar Management) and Risk/Safety Manager (Lyneer).

Michael was a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and
The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS).

Michael was preceded in death by his first spouse, Jan Perry Jensen.

Michael married Jodie Allen in 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. They lived happily together for over 10 years. His son, Hunter Jensen of Placentia, CA; his parents Thomas and Nancy Jensen, Pinedale, WY; his brothers and sister in laws; Robert and Mary Jensen of Santa Barbara, CA; Richard and Farzana Jensen of MA; David and Michelle Jensen of Huntington Bay, CA; his nieces Andrea and Emily Jensen of Santa Barbara, his step sons Chris Huey of Midland MI and Aaron Huey of Vista, CA and other family and many friends.

A Celebration of Life is planned and will be announce at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Hospice of the North Coast, Pacifica House, Carlsbad CA.
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