Martin Villafan Jensen

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Date of Birth:
Wednesday, December 5, 1962
Date of Death:
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Age:
58 years old

Visitation

Date: Monday November 08, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Funeral Service

Date: Monday November 08, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

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Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Wednesday, December 5, 1962
Date of Death:
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Age:
58 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Wednesday, December 5, 1962
Date of Death:
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Age:
58 years old

Martin Villafan Jensen

Martin Villafan Jensen, age 58, of Rochester, MN, died Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester following a short respiratory illness.

He was born December 5, 1962, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico, the son of Pastor Dale and Lucila (Villafan) Jensen. Martin graduated from John Marshall High School, and went on to graduate from Texas Bible College in Houston, TX. He also attended RCTC. Through his first marriage, Martin had 4 children, and was later divorced. He was united in marriage to Carmen Rios in Rochester. Martin loved to learn, and was an avid reader. He also enjoyed reading the bible, and was an excellent bible teacher. Martin was kind to everyone he met, and was a great listener. He was a pastor of Apostolic Holiness Church in Rochester from 1990 – 2007. He worked as a surveyor for Widseth-Smith-Nolting. He was a loving husband, and he loved his children and grandchildren.

Martin is survived by his wife, Carmen; children: Israel (Diana), Jeremiah, Nathaniel, and Philip (Daisy); step-children: Edgar (Amber), and Monserrat; 8 grandchildren; parents Dale and Lucila of Rochester; siblings: Elizabeth (Richard), and David (Patricia) of Rochester; and many extended family members.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, and a sister, Gladys.

A funeral service will be held Monday, November 8, 2021 at 1PM in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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The family of Martin Villafan Jensen has received the following condolences.

I am so sorry to hear the news of Martin's passing.  My thoughts and prayers are with the family.  

Brother Jensen


I have had the pleasure of knowing you for many years. I am truly sadden to hear of your passing. I am thankful to have known you and want you to know you will definitely be missed. 

I am so saddened to hear of Martin's passing.  I met Martin only a few times, with Israel and Diana, and found him to be very engaging, gracious, and kind.  My deepest sympathy and sincere condolences go out to his family and friends at this most difficult time.

I was shocked to hear of Martin passing. I got to know him here at Widseth and what a wonderful soul. Easy to talk to, compassionate and so appreciative. Condolences to his family, friends and co-workers. Too soon gone and he will be greatly missed. My heart aches for you and God Bless you all.