Harvey Jorgensen age 95 of rural Arco passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 12 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Arco. Visitation is 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Tyler Area Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Monday. Burial will be in the Arco Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be sent via www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Tyler Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Harvey N. Jorgensen was born November 1, 1919 in Lake Stay Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota to Andrew and Sina (Anderson) Jorgensen. He attended country school until the 8th grade. On September 13, 1941 Harvey married Blanche Weidauer. Harvey was a farmer all his life. He was a member of the Farmers Union, Arco Sportsman’s Club, and served on the elevator board. Harvey loved playing cards. He also enjoyed fishing and playing softball.
Harvey is survived by his children Gary (Helen) Jorgensen of Arco, Darla (Darrell) Gray of Balaton, and CallaJean (Arnold) Thooft of Arco; grandchildren: Craig (Angela) Jorgensen, Lynette (Ron) Madsen, Joel Jorgensen, Brenda (Jeff) Kirk, Ryan (Karen) Gray, Deana (Lance) Moeller, Shayne Gray, Crystal (Lee) Dietz, Darius (Tammy) Thooft, BrandiJo Hatton, Brent (Nichole) Thooft, and Shandra (Todd) Weber; great-grandchildren: Coy, Jacey, Josh, Jamie, Katilynn, Wyatt, Westin, Monica, Trevor, Hailie, Jessica, Spencer, Amber, Megan, Braden, Samantha, Eli, Corbin, Catherine, Braxton, and Mason; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Blanche, brothers Harold, Reynold, and an infant, sister Selma, and great-granddaughter Jennifer. Blessed be his memory.