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Lillian Hensley

September 30, 1928 - October 19, 2013


Lillian Hensley, 85, died Oct. 19, 2013.

She was born Sept. 30, 1928, in Jacksonville to Maida and Carl Vertner. After the family moved to Barlow, she attended Barlow Grade School and graduated from Canby High School in 1947. She went to work for AJ Aircraft in Portland.

In spring 1949, she married Joe Hensley. She worked as an assembly technician at Tektronix from 1957 until her retirement in 1989. She also worked 10 years for Credo Corp. in Woodburn.

A member of the Mazamas mountaineering organization, she enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hiking and horseback riding with her family. She also enjoyed traveling, whitewater rafting, trips to Disneyland and visiting friends. Her hobbies included growing vegetables and flowers.

Survivors include her daughters, Priscilla, Jodeen and Laurie; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held and burial was at Zion Memorial Cemetery.