Francis “Bud” Jensen, 91

Funeral services for Francis “Bud” Jensen, 91, of rural Melbourne, were held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in State Center on Saturday, June 29, 2013, with Father Rick Dagit officiating.

Pallbearers for Bud’s service were Jake Jensen, Chris Rudkin, Jeremy Beal, Mason Rudkin, Jessi Howard, Denny Paul, Matt Butler and Cael Rudkin. Honorary Pallbears were Joey Rudkin, Kimberly Beal, Rachael Forster, Jenny Butler and Teri Jensen.

Bud was laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery with full Military Honors presented by the Rhodes American Legion Post #456. In attendance were members of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Catholic Church, along with guests from Iowa Hospice and Fisher Control/Emerson.

The Mitchell Family Funeral Home was entrusted with making Bud’s arrangements.