ANDREA K. LaCOMBE JENSEN
March 26, 1942 - January 08, 2023
Andrea Katharine LaCombe Jensen, 80 of Marquette, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at the Trillium House.
Andrea was born on March 26, 1942 at St. Mary's Hospital in Marquette, a daughter of the late James and Patricia (Moore) LaCombe. She was raised in Munising, attending Sacred Heart Grade School and was a 1960 graduate of William G. Mather High School. She was a lifelong area resident.
Andrea was employed for 28 years with J.I. Case Company as an accountant retiring on March 31, 2001.
At the age of 28, Andrea acquired a rare disorder called Sheehan's Syndrome which had a lasting impact on her life. She took piano lessons at age 40 for four years and then played at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans and other local nursing homes as "Keyboard Annie" for many years.
In her free time, Andrea enjoyed scrapbooking, painting and anything with crafts. She was a professional seamstress doing custom sewing for people. She was also known for doing occasional clown gigs.
She is survived by two children, Perry Jensen of Kenosha, WI and Wendy Jensen of Milwaukee, WI; one grandson, Harley Jensen; five siblings, Peter (Irma) LaCombe of Garden Grove, CA, Denise Micolichek of Munising, Gregory LaCombe of Curtis, MI, Michele (Joe) Benson of Munising, and Noel LaCombe of Green Bay, WI. Preceding her in death besides her parents was a brother, Mark LaCombe.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Gregory Heikkala officiating. A dessert reception will be held at the funeral home immediately following the service. Andrea's memorial service will be livestreamed at https://my.gather.app/remember/andrea-k-lacombe-jensen
Andrea's family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Georgie Baij, Gigi Jackovich, Linda Eiben and Jeanne Bauman for their tremendous care and support over many years.
Andrea's obituary can also be viewed at canalefuneral.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.
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