Jack E. Jorgensen, age 87, of Stanton, entered his eternal home in Heaven on Thursday, May 27, 2021, passing away at his home under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Hospice.
Jack was a man who wore many hats and had numerous titles. The first title and most important to Jack, was “Man of Great Faith”, he was an active member of the Stanton Congregational Church since 1964. “Family Man” is another way to describe Jack. He and his wife, Donna, loved spending time with their kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. Jack loved attending the various activities of his grandchildren and was one of their biggest supporters. “Businessman” is yet another term that tells you about Jack. He and his late brother, Einer Jorgensen, co-owned various businesses throughout the area, including, Jorgensen’s Supermarket; Save-a-Lot stores; Jorgi’s; and 1st Choice Pharmacy. “Veteran” is another term given to Jack, having served in the US Navy Reserves. However, the term which may describe Jack Jorgensen the best of all is “Great Human Being”. Jack had a gentle way about him that made you feel good when you were around him. A big smile which would brighten your day and an even bigger heart. The world was made a little better because of Jack and his passing will be felt by the entire community.
Surviving Jack is his wife of 67 years, Donna; their children, Chris & Carol Jorgensen of Stanton; Candi Wynn & Doug Brown of Petoskey; Cindy & Jeff Smith of Stanton; Chad Jorgensen of Stanton; grandchildren, Charlie & Sara Jorgensen of Sand Lake; Emily Jorgensen of Grand Rapids; Ian & Keri Jorgensen of Belmont; Cerissa & Jim Lingeman of Sheridan; Zac Jorgensen of Tahoe, California; Maria & Chauncey Parker of Stanton; Teresa Jorgensen & Shohn Joyner of St. Clair Shores; Dana & Andy Herman of Petoskey; Warren & Jessica Wynn of Petoskey; great grandchildren, Laela; Everly; Levi; Waylon; Emmett; Francine; Jorgen; Thea; Hank; Noir; Nahvi; Wynn; Avery; Finley; and several nieces and nephews.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Einer Sr & Elizabeth (Jacobsen) Jorgensen; sister, Elizabeth Lindsey and brother, Einer Jorgensen.
Visitation for Jack is being held on Sunday, May 30th from 1 to 3 PM at the Stanton First Congregational Church (305 N. Camburn St.). Funeral services will begin at 3 PM also on Sunday, with Pastor Bob Braman officiating. Interment will be at South Sidney Cemetery.
For those wanting to make a donation in Jack’s memory the family asks you to direct them to the Stanton First Congregational Church. Envelopes will be available at the church.