Bruce Allen Jensen, age 68, died Friday, September 24, 2021 in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born October 5, 1952 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Nephi and Arlene Thurston Jensen. On January 8, 1977 he married Pamela Gayle Adams in Mesquite. Four years later, January 8, 1981, they were sealed in the St. George LDS Temple.
Bruce lived most of his early life in Mesquite, Nevada where he graduated high school. He started Jensen Construction with his father in 1976. A rancher at heart, he chased cows up on Bunkerville Mountain. Later he bought a ranch in Sunnyside, Nevada. He moved there in 1995. He loved ranch life, working hard, horses, cows and the beautiful high desert. Bruce will be remembered as a loyal friend, as a good hearted person and as proud father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Pam of Sunnyside, NV; two sons and three daughters: Marcee (Tyson) Ruth of Alamo, NV; Leslee of Sunnyside; Zebulon of Mesquite; Whitnee (Tyson) Dukes of Alamo, NV; Kade (Savannah) of Ely, NV; 15 grandchildren; two brothers, Theron (Chris) and Kevin (Tina) both of Mesquite, NV. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Valerie and brother, Shane.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 1, 2021 at at 11 a.m. at the Mesquite LDS Stake Center. Visitation will be from 9 - 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will be Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the family ranch in Sunnyside. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.virginvalleymortuary.com
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