Alfred & Helen (Vrana) Jensen, 1930s-1940s

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Alfred and Helen (Vrana) Jensen stand outside next to a dark vehicle, which has both the driver's door and the trunk door open.

Alfred Jensen was born to George and Johanna (Anderson) Jensen on July 16, 1903. Helen Vrana was born was to Anton and Mary (Chipera) Vrana on July 17, 1908. The couple married on June 8, 1926 and moved to Coralville a year later. They had five children: Mary Ann (b. 1926), Richard (b. 1931), Kenneth (b. 1933), Marilyn (b. 1936), and Betty (b. 1939).

Alfred worked at the quarry in Coralville, as well as the University of Iowa as a machinist for thirty-three years. He also worked on a construction project at the Coralville Power Plant when the building was being enlarged. He died on July 19, 1959; Helen passed away on May 15, 1998 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 106; Iowa City Press Citizen, 1959; Iowa City Press-Citizen, 1998; Ancestry Library).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

Late 1930s- early 1940s

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“Alfred & Helen (Vrana) Jensen, 1930s-1940s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed September 22, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/162.

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