Andrew Thomas Jensen, 33 of Blissfield was pronounced dead on Friday, November 20, 2015, in Toledo, Ohio.
He was born in Adrian Michigan at Bixby medical hospital on June 16, 1982, to Tom and Connie Jensen of Blissfield.
Andrew grew up in Blissfield Michigan graduating from Blissfield High School in 2001. His interests in school were theater, and playing the trombone. He was a natural singer, and performer. He danced for years at Daryl Jervis Studios in Toledo, Ohio, and played piano by ear, he loved the arts. He sang at times at his church, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he was baptized and confirmed.
He studied hospitality at Lenawee Vo-tech in Adrian and won the top of his class award, and he also attended Jackson community college for two years where he studied business.
He worked at his Dad’s store the “ In and Out Mart” in Toledo, Ohio, for years. He went on to work in the Hotel business where he started at the Carlton Lodge in Adrian and then became the AGM
at the Holiday Inn in Dundee, where he was promoted to an implementation specialist with Intercontinental Hotel groups and traveled all over the United States. He was loved and adored by all the VPs of the corporation.
Andrew was an avid horticulturist; he spent many hours perfecting his mother’s garden.
Andrew is survived by his parents Tom (Tami Ormiston) Jensen of Toledo and Connie Jensen of Blissfield and his sister Amy Marie Jensen of Tecumseh. One niece Alexa Rose Jensen, whom he adored with every piece of his heart. His grandmothers, Rose Vandenbusche and Janet Jensen, both of Blissfield, a step-sister, Amanda Ormiston and step-brother, Todd Ormiston, his aunts and uncles; Mark (Lynn) Vandenbusche, Robin (Robert) Brooks, Ted (Rochelle) Jensen, Margie (Tim) Presutti, Terry (Peggy Bentley) Jensen, Tim (Polly) Jensen, Todd (Dee) Jensen. Cousins; Chelsea (Josh) Iffland and Kennady; Luke Vandenbusche, Wade (Ashley) Vandenbusche, Taylor (Luke Bruce) Nelson and Hunter Bruce; Sean Nelson, Christy (Jason) Holliday and Max and Macy; Mandy (Keith) Goldfuss and David, Lida and Jude; Michael and Nic Jensen, Jake Jensen, Niki (Peter) Daining and Teddy; Dan (Kayla) Crist and Kadan, Jaxan and Danika; Natalie (Travis) Iffland and Nash, Walker and Dirks; Zac Jensen, Janelle (Aaron) Pollock and Jayla, Colten, Lillie and Ava; Brad Jensen, Patrick Jensen.
Andrew was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Art Vandenbusche and Theodore Jensen and a cousin Matthew Crist. Andrew was one of a kind; he was a person that could light up a room. His charismatic, angelic personality was contagious. He never had a problem making friends, as everyone who came into contact with him adored him. He was surely a special person who will forever be greatly missed by ALL his family and friends. His mother, father and sister thank you for all your caring love and support through this difficult time.
Funeral services for Andrew was planned for November 25, 2015, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Blissfield, with Pastors Gary Leking and Dan Crist officiating. Burial was to follow in Pleasant View Cemetery, Blissfield. Visitation was on Tuesday, November 24 at Anderson Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Andrew’s family to help offset expenses. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.