Choose to be Happy, No Matter What the Circumstances
April 26, 1974 – July 26, 2015
April was born on April 26, 1974 in Evanston, Wyoming to Gary and Sandra Barker where she grew up with her three brothers and sister on the family ranch. She died peacefully on July 26, 2015 due to complications from pneumonia. April graduated from Evanston high school in 1992 and from USU with a bachelor’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture in 1998. April continued her education and received her Master’s degree in Human Resources in 2009. She married her best friend Chris Jensen on March 17, 2007 in the Logan temple for time and all eternity. April was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She served faithfully and held various callings throughout her life and was currently serving in the Young Women’s presidency. She loved to travel and getting together with family and friends and recently enjoyed a family trip to Disneyland. Her nieces and nephews were a great joy in her life. She always enjoyed visiting the family ranch outside of Evanston. She loved doing crafts, gardening, and growing a variety of flowers and vegetables. April worked at USU for 17 years and was currently the Assistant Vice President of Advancement. She enjoyed attending athletic events and supporting the Aggies. She loved HER Aggies. April is survived by; her husband, Chris Jensen, her parents, Gary and Sandra Barker, three brothers, Randy (Janet), Roy (Amber), Dean (Jenn), and her sister Sheri (John) Anderson, and many beloved nieces and nephews.