Edward Carlton Jorgenson, 84, of RothsayPublished 10:29am Monday, December 10, 2012 Updated 12:32pm Monday, December 10, 2012
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
Condolences may be sent online at www.olsonfuneralhome.com