Ann Margaret Jonsen died on October 29, 2010. She was 77 years old. Ann was born Ann Margaret Parsons to George and Margaret Parsons in Fresno on December 29, 1932, and the family moved to San Francisco in 1934. Ann had two sisters, Jean Lawson and Roberta Henderson.  Jean survives Ann in San Francisco. Ann’s graduated from Stanford University in 1954 with a major in psychology.  While at Stanford, Ann met Richard “Dick” Jonsen ‘55 who was at Santa Clara University, and they married in 1955. Ann and Dick are survived by 5 children, all married, with 12 grandchildren: Marie, married to Larry Wood; children are David and Lisa Wood.  Marie and family live in Burlington Vermont. Eric, married to Ida-Marie; children are Kaitlyn, Jeremy and Michelle Jonsen.  Eric and family live in Broomfield, Colorado. Gregory, married to Shannon; their children are Jordan and Isaac Jonsen.  Greg and family live in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen, married to Suzy; their children are Andrew, Blake and Hannah Jonsen. Stephen and family live in Denver, Colorado. Matthew, married Meg; their children are Anna and Christian Jonsen. Matthew and family live in Centennial, Colorado. After marriage, Ann and Dick moved their family to San Jose, and then to Syracuse in 1972.  Ann and Dick moved again to Denver in 1976, and Ann continued in social work services to adults, finishing her career as Administrator for Frazier Manor Heath care center in Boulder. Ann retired in 2000 to spend time with her then retired husband.  They have filled their time visiting their children and grandchildren, traveling to Mexico and Europe, and attending monthly dixieland jazz events, usually dancing the night away.  Ann loved her husband, children, children-in-law and grandchildren, and her favorite times of the year were holiday dinners when she could cook for 24 or more.  When Ann was not spending time with her family, she was playing bridge for her pals, knitting afghans for the needy or volunteering at Boulder Hospice Thrift store and Community food share.

08 Nov 2018