|Birth: ||Jun. 13, 1900|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 1983|
Mother Maiden Name: ANDERSEN
From Funeral Brochure.
Christine Jorgensen was born in Clinton, Iowa, June 13, 1900 to Carl and Katrine Tambo. In 1911, the family moved to a farm north of Lake Benton. She attended rural school and grew up in Diamond Lake Township.
On March 3, 1920 she was united in marriage to Jorgen B. Jorgensen at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church. The couple made their home on a farm in Drammen Township until Jorgen's death in Sept. 1957. In 1958 she moved to her present home in Lake Benton. For one and one half years she worked for her nephew at Don's Meat Locker in Lake Benton. She was a member of the Diamond Lake Lutheran Church for many years and later Grace Lutheran. She was active in the Rebekah Circle, Ladies Aid, and on other church projects; also the Grandmother's Club and Senior Citizens.
Christine died on April 8, 1983 at the Vadheim Memorial Hospital in Tyler. She had attained the age of 82 years, 9 months, and 26 days.
She will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters, Mrs. Earl Bedsted (Audrey) of Fresno, California and Mrs. Merle Hanson (Millie) of Lake Benton; five grandchildren, Diane Breau of Huron, S. Dak., Conrad Bedsted of Clovis, Calif., Brian Hanson of Coon Rapids, Minn., Neal Bedsted of Fresno,
Calif., Tammi Hanson of Spencer, Iowa, six great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Mitchell of Minneapolis, Mrs. Tinne Nielsen, Mrs. Maren Nielsen and Mrs. Katherine Christensen all of Lake Benton and one brother, Chris Tambo of Albert Lea. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister, one brother and two infant grandsons.
Carl Christian Jensen Tambo (1867 - 1931)
Kathrina Anderson Tambo (1875 - 1950)
Jorgen Bodker Jorgensen (1896 - 1957)
Margaret Tambo Mitchell (1895 - 1987)*
Hansine (Tinne) Petrine Tambo Nielsen (1897 - 1989)*
Marie Tambo Jorgensen (1898 - 1918)*
Christine Tambo Jorgensen (1900 - 1983)
Maren Olena Tambo Nielsen (1902 - 1995)*
Jens Christian Tambo (1905 - 1990)*
Katherine Eleanor Tambo Christensen (1909 - 1997)*
Carl Edward Tambo (1909 - 1977)*
Diamond Lake Cemetery
Plot: Row 6, Lot 54, Grave 4W
Created by: Chris Wimmer
Record added: Oct 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30587670