Obits – Leslie Benda Jensen

Leslie Benda Jensen
Leslie Benda Jensen

Leslie Benda Jensen, 53, of Waconia, passed away Sept. 6, 2012, after a nine year battle with breast cancer.
A native of Des Moines, Iowa, she moved to Minnesota to pursue a BFA at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. There she fell in love with her husband Brian. The two raised two beautiful daughters.
Leslie was a talented graphic designer and photographer, a loving wife, mother and devoted friend. Her incredible strength, creativity and love for life inspired all those who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her mother Marilyn. She is survived by her husband; daughters, Laura, and Margaux; father Vern, sisters Cheryl and Nancy and their families; as well as many other relatives and friends. Memorial service is Sept.15, at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 800 Waconia Pkwy N. Visitation one hour prior. Memorials preferred to Hope Chest for Breast Cancer and Pay it forward fund.