October 11, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 41

Obituary - Maria Louise Bakko Jensen, 84

She was the most glamorous being we had ever seen when she stepped out of the Grumman Goose at the floatplane dock, married to our uncle Erling. Her perfect hair, elegant clothes and gracious manner defined a style that lasted all her life. Louise Bakko Jensen was born July 14, 1928 to Edwin and Sara Bakko in Ithaca, N.Y. She received her elementary education in a one room school in the country, and graduated from Ithaca High School in l947, meeting Cornell University graduate student Erling Jensen a few years later.  Married in 1951, they followed his jobs in pharmaceutical research aroun...

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