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James Lamont Jensen

March 17, 1938 ~ November 12, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

James Jensen Obituary

In loving memory of James LaMont Jensen, 85 of Spring Creek, Nevada and West Point, Utah.

Our dear father passed away knowing he was loved on November 12, 2023.

He married his high school sweetheart Betty Jean Helgesen.

He played basketball and football for Weber High and Weber State University. He started a teaching career at Bonneville High School where he taught biology and was the head wrestling coach. He won the Presidential Teaching award in 1986. He spent most of his teaching years at Clearfield High School. His love for science and teaching was evident. He was well loved by students. He retired after several years as Davis County School District Science Coordinator.

Lamont loved to fish, hunt, He liked antiques, garage sales and gardening.

LaMont was born to Mary Jane Shaw and Alma Kenneth Jensen on March 17, 1938. Parley Johns was his father in his life.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Helgesen Jensen.

Surviving is his son, James LaMont Jensen Jr. “Monty” resides in Spring Creek, Nv, Janna Leigh Jensen, resides in West Point, Jill Francis, Elko, Nv.

Funeral service: for more info call 801-499-4141or for information about funeral.

Thank you to Inspiration Home Hospice, Melissa, Shelby, Dave for taking such wonderful care of our dad.

In Lieu of flowers a Donation to ANABAR. A new beginning animal rescue is suggested.

**due to technological issues, there is no recording of the funeral services to be viewed at a later time**

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