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Ilene Madsen Jensen Grow

February 26, 1932 — August 14, 2023

St. George, Utah

Ilene Madsen Jensen Grow

Ilene Madsen Jensen Grow, 91, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2023. She was born February 26, 1932, in Fountain Green, Utah, to Cora Anna Jensen Madsen and Paul Joseph Madsen. Married to James Rex Jensen on December 6, 1949, in Magna, Utah, before later divorcing, she then married Jack Grow, before later divorcing.

She was raised in Fountain Green, Utah, and graduated from Moroni High School. She lived most of her life in Utah, other than a short time in Seattle, Washington. She worked at Hercules with her sister, Pauline, and then went to work for Mountain Bell, where she stayed until she retired.

Ilene always had a joke to share and loved to crochet. She loved to dance and played the piano beautifully. She also loved to clean, cook, bowl, pinochle, gamble, play bingo, and many other games. Walmart shopping was her favorite past time in her later years. She traveled to numerous places, including Hawaii and Mexico. She HATED peanut butter. Ilene did it her way!

She is survived by James (Peggy) Jensen, Renee Jensen, Lois (Kevin) terry, Paul Jensen, and Scott (Cindy) Jensen, as well as 18 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2023, from 9:00 – 10:45 am, followed by the funeral service starting at 11:00 am, at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 South Bluff Street, St. George, Utah.

The Interment will take place at Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 South Dixie Drive, St. George, Utah.

Friends and family that are unable to attend the services in person are welcome to attend them virtually by clicking on the link below:

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Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George, Utah, (435)673-2454.

Friends and family are invited to sign Ilene’s online guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com

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Visitation

Saturday, August 26, 2023

9:00 - 10:45 am (Mountain time)

Spilsbury Mortuary - St George

110 S Bluff St, St. George, UT 84770

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 26, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Spilsbury Mortuary - St George

110 S Bluff St, St. George, UT 84770

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Interment

Saturday, August 26, 2023

12:15 - 1:15 pm (Mountain time)

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