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Lenny William Jensen III

Obituary for Lenny William Jensen III

December 28, 1961 - April 9, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 55


Lenny William Jensen III, age 55, of McHenry, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017.

He was born December 28, 1961, to Leonard William Jensen, Jr. and Geraldine (nee Freund) Bastear, in Woodstock. Lenny attended and graduated from the McHenry school system, where he was very active in basketball and baseball. He went on to graduate with his Bachelor's degree from Carroll College in Waukesha, WI. He played four years college varsity basketball and baseball. His senior year, he was awarded Athlete of the Year at Carroll College. Lenny worked as a teacher, coach, realtor, and painter. He will be greatly missed by family and friends, many of whom were lifetime friends.

He is survived by his mother, Gerri Bastear; Selina's parents, Rich and Joyce John; sisters, Dar (Teri Johnston) Castillo and their children, Stacy (Dan) Ryan, Scoutt and Reily, and Jennifer (Vincent) Luisi, Avery and Harper; Sharon (Dennis) Drake; and Tammy (Curt) Langille and their children, Sean (Amy) Langille and Britt Langille. He is further survived by his step-father, Bud Bastear.

Lenny is preceded in death by his father, Len, Jr.; and life partner, Selina John.

Funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sjogren Syndrome Foundation, 6707 Democracy Blvd, Ste 325, Bethesda, MD 20817, which was near to Lenny's heart because of Selina.

Colonial Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. For more information visit or call 815-385-0063.

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