Patricia Alice Jensen, 72, resident of Penn Yan, passed away Thursday evening, August 16, 2019.
As per her wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 at the United Methodist Church in Dresden.
Patricia Yells was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Penn Yan to William S. Yells Sr. and Margaret Chapman.
Pat graduated from Penn Yan Academy class of 1967. While in school, she majored in art. She was a talented artist and captured the beauty of local landscapes and barns using oil paints.
Pat married Roger A. Jensen in 1972 at the United Methodist Church in Penn Yan. She and her husband enjoyed hunting and working together. Whether it was plowing the fields in the spring or bringing in the fall harvest, Pat loved driving the big John Deer tractor. She loved her family and her many animals.
Pat retired from the Penn Yan Central School District after many years of driving school bus.
Pat is survived by her husband Roger Jensen, her sisters Marlene Elling, Jane Lamphier, Terry Knepple (Kenneth), many nieces and nephews, cousins, and her beloved dog Oreo.
In addition to her parents, Pat was predeceased by her brother, William S. Yells Jr.; brothers-in-law, Carlton Elling, Bill Musto, and Gerald Lamphier; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.