Edward Carlton Jorgenson, 84, of Rothsay

Published 10:29am Monday, December 10, 2012 Updated 12:32pm Monday, December 10, 2012

Edward Jorgenson, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

He was born Nov. 9, 1928, in rural Erhard, the son of Erick and Clara (Ouren) Jorgenson. He attended rural school.

On June 4, 1949, he married Doris Weik at Hamar Lutheran Church in Rothsay. Edward farmed for 21 years for the same farmer in rural Carlisle. He also worked many years for the Rothsay Farmers Oil Station.

He loved working in his garden, playing cards, music, and watching any type of sports.

Preceding him in death are his parents; two brothers, Harley Jorgenson and Gaylen Jorgenson, a sister, Sylvia Hanneman, and a daughter-in-law, Debbie (Maack) Jorgenson.

Survivors include his wife, Doris, of Rothsay; his children, Lee of Little Falls, Steven (Debbie) of Rothsay, Sandra of Battle Lake, Roger of Rothsay, and Paul (Lori) of Rothsay; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Elroy (Dorothy) Jorgenson of Rothsay, Ruby Hanneman of Fergus Falls, and Gloria (Delain) Miller of rural Fergus Falls; and sisters-in-law, Gwen Jorgenson of Rothsay and Ethelyn Jorgenson of rural Fergus Falls.

Visitation: Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 1 p.m. Monday, at New Life Lutheran Church, Rothsay

Clergy: Rev. Paul Huso

Burial: Hamar Cemetery, Rothsay

Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls

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