Merton James Jensen, a resident of Eagle River, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhine­lander. He was 91. 

He was born Nov. 5, 1929, in Escanaba, Mich., to Merton and Mildred Jen­sen.

Mr. Jensen served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He also was a member of the Eagle River Veterans of Foreign Wars and served as post commander.  

Mr. Jensen was preceded in death by his wife, Susan L.; and one brother, Bill. 

He is survived by two brothers, Jerry, and John; one sister, Barbara; three sons, Steven, David, and Jeff; three daughters, Marsha, Susan, and Kristin; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other family. 

Services will be held at a later date.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.