Ricky Alan Jenson died Oct. 20, 2011.
He was born Feb. 21, 1953, in Fergus Falls, Minn. His family moved to Washington when he was 13 and he grew up in Auburn. After he was married he moved to Buckley to raise his family. He was a carpenter, a member of the Eagles and could be found in his garage visiting with friends, playing cards or constructing something with wood.
He is survived by his wife Trudy; daughter Jessica York and husband Joseph; son Jeremy; mother Beverly; brothers Randy and wife Martha, Mike and wife Vicki, David and Brad and wife Dana; sister Tracie Lees and husband Scott; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gene.
A celebration of life will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Buckley Eagles. In lieu of flowers the family asks that remembrances be made to Seattle Cancer Care (www.seattlecca.org) or Franciscan Hospice (www.fhshealth.org)
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