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Melvin Eugene Jorgenson

Male 1930 - 2000  (69 years)


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  • Name Melvin Eugene Jorgenson 
    Nickname Jug 
    Born 8 Oct 1930  Greenleaf, Washington County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Apr 2000  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4258  Rossville
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Hans James Jorgenson 
    Mother Nina Alice Ramsey Jorgenson Drebes,   b. 19 May 1907, Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1987, Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1927 
    Family ID F2055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joann Cope Jorgenson,   b. 4 Mar 1929, Greenleaf, Washington County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 2010, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 14 May 1948  Belleville, Republic County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dan Jorgenson
    +2. Judy Jorgenson Blush
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2019 15:58:13 
    Family ID F5054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1948 - Belleville, Republic County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Obituary- Jorgenson, Melvin
    Obituary- Jorgenson, Melvin
    Melvin E. Jorgenson
    Melvin E. Jorgenson, 69, Delia, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at a Topeka hospital.

    Mr. Jorgenson was born in Greenleaf, October 8, 1930, the son of Hans and Nina Ramsey Jorgenson.

    He has lived in Delia die past 27 years, moving from Lyndon. Mr. Jorgenson was a heavy equipment operator and later was a su-perintendent for Hammís Construction in Perry for a total of 28 years, retiring in 1992.

    He was a member of the Lutheran faith and the Operating Engineerís Local #101.

    On May 14, 1948, he married Joann Cope in Belleville. She survives.

    Other survivors include one son, Dan Jorgenson, Perry; one daughter, Judy Blush, Delia; three sisters, Dorothy Basel, Netawaka, Joyce Wahlgemuth, Davis, CA, and Beulah Meade, Topeka; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

    The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home in Topeka, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ward Funeral Home in Washington, KS. His service was at 10 a.m. Monday at the Ward Funeral Home; interment followed in the Washington City Cemetery.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Specialists of Topeka, Inc., 920 SW Washburn, Topeka 66606.