Stanley O. Jorgensen
Aug. 26, 1922 - May 15, 2007
Stanley O. Jorgensen, 84, of Waukesha, died Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at Woodland Health Care Center. He was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Pine River, the son of Oliver Randall Jorgensen and Walborg (nee Jensen) Jorgensen.
He was united in marriage to Margaret Wagner on Aug. 31, 1957, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Whitewater. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Stanley was a firefighter for the Waukesha Fire Department for 29 years before his retirement, and was proud to be one the first paramedics in the city of Waukesha. He was also a retiree of the YMCA. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, hunting, swimming and also being a pilot.
Stanley will be sadly missed by wife, Margaret of Waukesha; nine children, Christine (Arturo) Rendon of Tennessee, Gary Jorgensen of Milwaukee, Charlene Hammer of the Virgin Islands, Ken (Janet) Hudon-Jorgensen of Utah, Randie Jorgensen of Waukesha, Joel (Nancy) Jorgensen of Waukesha, Colleen (fiance Dave Tyrrell) Fullhart of Waukesha, Greg (Chinchi) Jorgensen of North Prairie and Mary Beth (Marsh) Smith of Colorado; 10 grandchildren, Renee, Brian, Elizabeth, Byron, Monique, Gwen, Kaitlin, Michael, Megan, and Amanda; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosemary; his sister, Marie Price; and his parents.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Saturday, May 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell, Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services in Waukesha at 547-4035, or visit www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.