|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1873|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1954|
Chris A. Jorgensen, son of Jorgen and Lena Jorgensen was born at Tverby, Ero, Denmark on August 10, 1873. He came to the United States in 1892 and worked as a farm hand at Gray, Iowa for six years. In 1898 he bought a farm 3 1/2 miles north of Kimballton.
He was married to Ann on November, 1899. The family moved to Winterset in 1921 and in 1942 his wife passed away at Winterset. He moved to Des Moines five years ago and for the past year he was a patient at the Elm Crest nursing home in Des Moines where he died Wednesday, February 24.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs Dale Thomas of Maxburg, Iowa, Mrs Charley Dorff of Buffalo, New York, Mrs C.E. Yound of Dayton, Ohio; four sons Frank of Winterset, Elmer, Ralph and Max of Ames, Iowa. Also 17 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two sisters and one brother in Denmark and a brother, Jorgen of Kinballton.
Besides his wife and parents, preceding him in death were a daughter, two sons, two brothers and a sister.
Funeral services were held at Jensen Funeral home and the Kimballton Lutheran church with the Rev. Holger Strandskov in charge. Assisting was the Rev. Holger Jorgensen of Des Moines. Burial was in the Kimballton cemetery.
The Harlan News Advertiser
March 2, 1954
Anna Sophie Jorgensen Jorgensen (1883 - 1942)*
Frank G Jorgensen (1901 - 1967)*
Elmer Albert Jorgensen (1904 - 1968)*
Ralph Holger Jorgensen (1906 - ____)*
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Karla Tschannen
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
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