Mrs. Dorothy C. Hensen


Mrs. Dorothy C. Hensen, surviving spouse of Rev. Donald R. Hensen passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2022.

A Memorial Service was held Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at Shenandoah First United Methodist Church.

In Iowa, Rev. Hensen served New Life Parish: Afton-Arispe-Diagonal Yoke (UM-D-UP)-Dodge Center-Jerusalem-Lorimor-Shannon City-Thayer; 1982 Coin-Norwich; Donnellson-Embury-Montrose; and Carson-Mt. Hope. He retired in 1997. 

Survivors include her children, Jesse Hensen (Valerie Hawkins) of Independence, KY; Mace Hensen (Robin) of Shenandoah, IA, Lance Hensen (Janet) of Seymour, IN, and Cory Hensen (Sandra) of Branson, MO; daughter-in-law, Teri Hensen of Castle Rock, CO; 14 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

A full obituary may be found at Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service

Memorials may be directed to Shenandoah First United Methodist Church or to the Southwest Iowa Theater Group.

Bishop Bigham-Tsai and the Cabinet - January 13, 2022