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Ray S. Jorgensen - 89

8/21/1927 - 8/31/2016

Clinton, Iowa

Ray S. Jorgensen age 89 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Aug. 31, 2016 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family graveside services will be held Friday Sept. 2nd at the Evergreen Cemetery in Sabula. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Ray was born on Aug. 22, 1927 in Clinton, the son of Sven and Elizabeth (Ray) Jorgensen. He graduated from Clinton High School. He worked at the Burpee Seed Company for over 32 years; retiring in 1979. He married Darla Davids on Oct. 11, 1980 in Clinton. He served as manager and past president of the Clinton Junior Baseball. Ray is survived by his wife, Darla Jorgensen of Clinton; two sons, Martin (Jeanie) Jorgensen of Des Moines, IA and Michael (Bonnie) Jorgensen of St. Peter, MN; his step-daughter, Jodie (Jim) Vance of LeClaire, IA; five grandchildren, Greg, Erica, David, Noah, and Ryan; a great-granddaughter, Avery; his sister, Marilyn Ravis of Camanche, IA; and a brother-in-law, Ray Meyermann of Camanche, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, a step-son, Mark, and a sister, Jeannette.

Visitation:

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Graveside Service:

Private family graveside services will be held Friday Sept. 2nd at the Evergreen Cemetery in Sabula. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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