Downey Idaho… Blake V Jensen, 59, Lifelong Marsh Valley resident, passed away on Tuesday January 5th 2016 after battling cancer for a year and half. Blake was born on October 24, 1956 in Downey Idaho. Son of Vestal and Helen Jensen. He was raised in Downey on a farm and went to Marsh Valley High School and furthered his education in the diesel program at ISU.
His love and passion was to work with cattle, horses and farm with his sons by his side. Later in life he entered into the trucking industry and drove for 27 years. Through out his life he loved spending time with his family, riding horses, hunting, fishing and turning wrenches.
The love of his horses had led him to Kay in 2008 and they have been together ever since.
He is survived by his wife Kay, 5 children; Dennis (Amy) Jensen, Jason (Jennifer) Jensen, Joseph (Chelsea) Jensen, Burgundy Jensen, Samantha (Wes) Turner, Sister Launa (Chris) Maynard and 10 Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Lisa. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 9 at 12 noon in the Downey LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may visit with the family at the church on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday morning from 10:30-11:45 a.m. prior to the service.