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Military funeral for Clinton M. Jenson

The veterans of Russell Toycen American Legion Post No. 131 of Colfax held a military funeral for Clinton M. Jenson on April 25 at Sampson Funeral Home in Colfax. Burial was in the Barum Lutheran Church cemetery.

Those serving on the firing squad were Bill Yingst Jr.; Christopher Larson; Tarry Turner; Donald Braaten; and Dale Bergeson.

Legionnaire in the Color Guard was Ray Johnson.

Tom Dunbar served as chaplain.

Tarry Turner and Bill Yingst Jr. folded the flag, which was presented to Clinton Jenson’s wife, Margaret, by Tom Dunbar.

Rev. Shawn Stafford, grandson-in-law, played Taps.  He is the husband of Amy (Rasmussen) Stafford, a granddaughter of Clinton Jenson and  daughter of Carolyn (Jenson) Rasmussen.