Passing: Dr. Karol L. Jensen [ 1939-2011 ]

Dr. Karol L. Jensen, 72, died March 27 in Minneapolis. She was born February 26, 1939, in Minneapolis.

Having earned MPH and PhD degrees, Jensen was a well-known therapist in the GLBT community for many years. She was one of the first psychologists locally to work with transgender clients.

Jensen was the author of two books: Lesbian Epiphanies: Women Coming Out in Later Life and Seeking Virginia: A Woman’s Journey to Find Her Sexual Self.

While serving on the Quatrefoil Library Board of Directors, Jensen edited the Quatrefolio. She also volunteered as a supervisor at the Walk In Counseling Center.

Jensen is survived by her partner, Karen Anderson; her daughter, Beth Iverson; her son, Chris Jensen; and her sister, Mareth Ericson.

Memorials may be directed to Fairview Hospice.

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