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Agnes Jean Jorgensen

Published September 10,2020

Obituary's Biography:

Agnes “Jean” Jorgensen, 84, a resident of Avon Park, FL and formerly of Grayslake, IL, passed away September 2, 2020.  She was born September 10, 1935 in Evanston, IL to Harry and Elizabeth Youngberg.  Jean was a member of the American Legion.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, knitting, taking pictures, and most of all playing golf.  Jean is survived by her children Jo (Marlon Slater) Jorgensen, Jim (Jeanne) Jorgensen, and Joy (Ken) Gentz, her grandchildren Emily, Eva, Jasun, and Christine, her great-grandson Cameron, her sister Janet (Albert) Wendt, and her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Larry and Jan Reimers.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Elizabeth “Betty” Moore, and her husband Jack “Don” Jorgensen.  A visitation is scheduled for Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral service will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10:00am at the funeral chapel.  Interment will be held following the services at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or go to www.strangfuneral.org.

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9 Comments

  1. Thank you for always smiling and being fun. For being a wonderful Great Aunt. You will be missed. 😢💔

  2. Sorry I won’t be in town for Jean’s service.
    Sending prayers . May you all find comfort in the love of each other in the loss of your mother.
    Your cousin, Eileen.

  3. Please know what an asset Jean was to our Highlands Ridge Community in Avon Park Florida. She played golf with our North Course Girls group and laughed with us and compared stories with us and will be greatly missed! Thank you Illinois family for sharing Jean with us! Arlene Weeks

  4. Oh precious Mom! So sorry Joy! Glad there will be services in Grayslake.
    Bless you and all your family.
    Love Ya
    Terrie

  5. So sorry to hear my golfing/bowling/martini loving neighbor of the past has left this world that she made such a better place. Am sure there are many welcomeing her there…she was a great lady. We had great fun! Helen Seekatz

  6. Jo, Jim and Joy:
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was
    a fun lady and will be greatly missed.
    Barb Brand

  7. What a wonderful women she was. We played golf together and she was so tolerant of my lack of skill
    I was so glad to get to know her always upbeat
    I will miss her living here Judy (alias Annika)

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