Matthew Jorgenson Jr.

Aug. 30, 1936 Ė April 25, 2014

Matthew Jorgenson Jr., age 77, of Oconomowoc, entered eternal life on Friday, April 25, 2014. After battling lung cancer, he died peacefully with his family at his side.

He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia, parents Matthew and Magdalena, and sisters Audrey Siegmann and Shirley Roemer.

He is survived by son Matthew Scott (Kathy) Jorgenson Sr., daughter Ann Marie Jorgenson, grandchildren Kimberly Jorgenson, Katelynn Jorgenson, Matthew S. Jorgenson Jr., Joseph Jorgenson, Andrianna Jorgenson-Santosus, and great-grandchild Gabriel McCarthy. He is also survived by sisters Doris (Santo) Marrari, Bernice Jorgenson, Caroline Bartel, and many other relatives and wonderful friends.

He was a lifelong member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc, where he served as an elder. He was a longtime member and past president of the Oconomowoc Lions Club. He was employed at Taylor Enterprises for 37 years, after becoming their first employee in 1964. He was a great friend to many, due to his tremendous willingness to help others and have fun. He was a great repairman, bowler, card player, joketeller and food critic. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Special thanks to the Oconomowoc ProHealth Cancer Center, ICU and Angels-Grace Hospice.

Friends may visit on Friday, May 2, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, and again on Saturday, May 3, from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at St. Paulís Lutheran Church, 210 Pleasant St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066. His final rest will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paulís Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.