Richard Albert “Bob” Jens, Jr., 82, died Dec. 31, 2022. Bob was born Oct. 16, 1940, to Mary and Robert Albert, Sr. He graduated from Cretin-Derham High School in St. Paul, and continued his education at Dunwoody Institute of Minneapolis.

He served six years in the Army Reserve and was trained in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he served as a telecommunications technician for aircraft.

Bob married Mary Ann Chamberlain of Taconite, Minnesota, on July 1, 1972, and they raised two sons, Robert Dennis and Patrick Martin. He enjoyed working on cars and projects around the house.

Bob also enjoyed spending time at the family cabin in Luck, Wisconsin; and boating and traveling in their RV. He enjoyed growing tomato plants, recycling seeds year over year that were given to him by his grandmother.

Bob is survived by his son Patrick, brother Mike and sister Mary Lou. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann, son Robert, sister Laurie and his parents Robert Albert Sr. and Mary.

Interment will be scheduled later in the year.

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