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Dana Richard Jensen “Big Country”, age 46, of Winsted and formerly of Buffalo and St. Michael passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at his residence.

He was born on February 20, 1977 in Hutchinson the son of Dana K. and Judy (Schindler) Jensen.

Dana graduated from Wayzata High School in 1995.

He enjoyed working on the farm with his grandparents, riding horses, hunting with his father, fishing, and motorcycles.  Dana was fond of the woods and was an avid outdoorsman.  His daughters were his life!

Survived by his daughters: Morgan Roden and Celena Jensen; his mother: Judy (Robert) Carver; his father: Dana K. (Maxine) Jensen; a brother: Ryan (Melissa) Jensen; three step brothers: Jim Lester, Mike (Helen) Lester and Bill (Brenda) Carver; three nephews: Blake, Reid and Jimmy; two nieces: Emma & Lila; A special uncle: Scott Schindler and special cousins Brittany and Shaun Schindler; And a dear friend Michelle Ha and her daughters Katie and Ellie Ha; further survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceded in death by a brother Aaron Eull, grandparents Richard (Delores) Schindler, Kenneth (Josephine) Jensen.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 25th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.

A Memorial Service for Dana Jensen will be held on Tuesday evening, July 25th at 7:30 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.   Pastor Dean Brown will officiate.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Home is serving the family.   Online condolences may be made to


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