Frances Jorgenson

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Jorgenson SquareFrances Anna (Vosberg) Jorgenson age 80 of Westbrook passed away surrounded by her loving family at her home on Monday, April 29, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook.

Visitation is 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at the Westbrook Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Burial is in the Westbrook Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Frances was born August 22, 1932 in Dovray Township, MN, to Lawrence and Martha (Cohrs) Vosberg. She was baptized on September 18, 1932 and confirmed on April 14, 1946. Frances attended District #31 and #105, and graduated from Westbrook High School. On June 12, 1950 she was married to LeMoyne Kenneth Jorgenson in Dovray Township. Frances’ heart was her family. She loved, enjoyed, and nurtured her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren by leaving a legacy of faith, generosity, service, compassion, hospitality, wisdom, conviction, loyalty, and devotion. Frances was truly the hands and feet of Jesus. Frances served her church as a Sunday School and VBS teacher, and WELCA member. She was actively involved in Church Council, Bible Study and Mission Action, and as a prayer chain leader. She enjoyed baking, cake decorating, ceramics, gardening and canning, crocheting, and knitting. Frances loved painting, refurbishing furniture, sewing and quilting, and playing the piano and organ.

Frances is survived by her husband LeMoyne Jorgenson; children: Bruce (Joan) Jorgenson of Westbrook, Kathy (Dale) Schmidt of Garvin, David (Laurel) Jorgenson of Westbrook, Susan (Steven) Schmitt of Long Lake, Joanne (Gordon) Cannon of Calgary, Alberta, and James (Nikki) Jorgenson of Westbrook. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Ryan (Amy) Jorgenson, Sara (Levi) Sanders, Christopher Schmidt, Nichole (Jason) Swan, Stacie (David) Rentschler, Eric (Manda) Jorgenson, Scott (Jessie) Jorgenson, Amy (Paul) Kubista, Renae (Robert) Von Kaenel, Kelly Schmitt, Victoria Cannon, Blake Cannon, Jack Jorgenson, and Katherine Jorgenson; and 22 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, son Jon Paul, and grandson Lee Jon Schmidt, brother Leo Vosberg, and sister Arlene Lintner.

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