1953 – 2013
Carol Eve Jensen (Bloomquist) passed away suddenly at her home in Ponoka on Sunday, July 14. She was born in Ponoka to Stanley & Helena Bloomquist of the Calumet area on Dec. 24, 1953. Carol attended Mecca Glen School for grades 1-9 and graduated from Ponoka Composite High School in 1972. She worked at various jobs throughout Ponoka including Alberta Hospital, John’s Place, and the Ponoka Bottle Depot. Carol was a faithful member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She loved to play bingo, the coffee times at Tim Horton’s, and visiting with family and friends. Carol had a great knack for remembering faces and dates. She was very generous to her nieces and nephews. Most of all, she loved her son, Matthew, who was born to her in September of 1994. Her life was centered around him.
Besides Matthew, Carol leaves to mourn her mother Helena of Ponoka; brother Warren (Alice) of Ponoka; brother Wayne (Rosanna) of Surrey, BC; sister Brenda (Kelvin) of Calgary; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She was predeceased by her father Stanley. Carol will be deeply missed.
A Memorial Service will be held for Carol on Friday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ponoka with Pastor Tim Graff officiating. Lunch will be served at the church following the service.
Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to the Ponoka Food Bank, Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity of your choice.