Bruce Ronald Jensen


It is with heavy hearts that we let you know that Bruce Jensen passed away at the Westview Health Center Hospice in Stony Plain, AB on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the age of 57. Bruce grew up in the Beverly neighborhood in Edmonton. He spent some time as a heavy duty mechanic but then stayed at home to raise his three sons at a time when being a stay-at-home dad wasn’t really cool. He has done a tremendous job raising his boys who have lost their father much too young. Throughout his life he has been a passionate musician playing in several local bands over the years and running Kamikaze Karaoke and DJ Service for awhile. Bruce was a loyal friend and built many strong friendships over the years which meant a lot to him. He spent his last five years battling cancer with a vengeance surviving several near misses, but eventually he lost the strength to fight.

He will be deeply missed by his wife Carolyn (Aney) Jensen, sons Erik, Garth, and Tyrell. He is survived by his adoptive sister Paula (Wayne) Vollrath and their sons Drew, Rhys (& Tara and grandson Weston), and Cameron as well his biological sister Kathy (Richard) Robinson and their sons Tyler and Jacoby. He is also survived by his in-laws: Russ & Sharon Aney, Nicole & Juergen Luebke and their sons Garrett and Richard. In addition he is survived by his biological father Kris Haugen and brother Clayton Haugen. Bruce was predeceased by his adoptive father Tom Jensen, adoptive mother Agnes (Ruttle) Jensen, and biological mother Judy (Thode) Zerr.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Cross Cancer Institute for keeping Bruce alive for an extra five years, the Westview Emergency Department who helped Bruce on many occasions over the past few years and especially the Westview Palliative Team who were of tremendous assistance to Bruce and his family as his short life came to an end.

The Celebration of Life for Bruce will be held on July 6, 2017 at the Elks Social Hall in Spruce Grove, AB at 3:00. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation on behalf of Bruce to the Alberta Myeloma Support Society at

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Bert and Irene

Dear Carolyn, As we have followed your journey over the years we have rejoiced in your joys and grieved in your sorrows. Please know that you are especially in our hearts now.

Mike Hubick

I am so sorry for your loss. It has been a hard fight for all of you. You have been so very courageous.

Jodi Brown (Branter)

RIP dear old friend.Prayers to your family.Will be thinking of you on the 6th.Much love and blessings from Princeton Texas.

Brenda Scatterty

Carolyn, Erik, Garth and Ty – deepest condolences on the loss of Bruce, love of your life, best friend and wonderful father. A deep love lives on – you get to keep that love – cherish and celebrate it in the wonderful memories. Big hugs to you all!

Denise Getz

My thoughts are with you! You’re way too young to be a widow but I know how strong you are!

Stu MacLeod

Thank you Bruce for believing in me as young drummer and singer in our teen years!i Many years later I will always remember you back stage at one of my shows, your smiles and true heart to music I will never forget ! Till we meet again ..A-440

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