Brian R. Jensen

Brian R. JensenBrian Robert Jensen, age 12, was called home to his Lord and Savior on May 18, 2019, after a traffic accident on the way home from a Los Angeles Angels baseball game.

Brian was born on May 30, 2006, to parents Victor and Julie Jensen of Ridgecrest. Brian is described by family and friends as quiet, mischievous, and funny. Brian loved being outdoors. He was a member of Cub Scout Pack 848 from Tiger through Arrow of Light. He then bridged into Boy Scout Troop 35, where he held the rank of Tenderfoot. Brian was an active member in community and school sports.

He loved playing baseball and basketball. He was a star player on the Immanuel Christian School Junior High basketball team. When Brian

wasn’t playing sports or hiking and camping with his family or Boy Scout troop, he was playing video games with his friends or rough-housing with his brother and sister.

Brian is survived by his parents Victor & Julie; brother Victor, sister Valerie and baby brother due in July; Grandparents Robert Bloudek and Victor and Susan Jensen; Aunts Chrissy Lara (David), Katie Nicholson (Ben) and Amanda Bloudek; Uncles Matthew Bloudek and James Jensen (Brianna); Cousins Anthony and Victor Lara and Madison Bloudek. Brian is preceded in death by his grandmother Rebecca Bloudek.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 29, from 4-7 p.m. at the Holland & Lyons Chapel. A Celebration of Life will held Saturday, June 1, at 10 a.m. at the Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Immanuel Christian School Athletic Boosters.

— Submitted by the family of Brian Jensen

Story First Published: 2019-05-31