Kent B. Jorgensen

Kent Bailey Jorgensen was born January 7, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska to Carl and Alta Doris Jorgensen. Kent graduated from Benson High School in 1968, after high school he served for in the United States Coast Guard until he was honorably discharged. Kent went to work for Old Home Bread then Methodist Hospital until he retired at age 62. Kent married Deborah Runkle on June 24, 1977, and welcomed a daughter Cindy a year later. Kent had a great love for music which he shared with his daughter Cindy and then granddaughter Aliyah. After retirement he found a great passion for gardening and truly enjoyed spending time with his family. Next to his family his greatest love was Husker Football and he never missed a game (even when they were losing). Kent Jorgensen passed away at his home in Omaha on January 2, 2015. Kent is preceded in death by his parents, Carl Alfred and Alta Doris Jorgensen (Hamm). Kent is survived by his wife Deborah Jorgensen of Omaha, Nebraska, daughter, son in law, and granddaughter: Cindy, J.B., and Aliyah Pearce (Fairfax, Missouri), his sister, Brother in Law, and nephew: Jean, Rich, and Jake McKay of Fairfax, Missouri. A Prayer service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Hennessey Funeral Home. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship to the Methodist Church after the committal service. In Loving Memory Of Kent Bailey Jorgensen Born January 7, 1950 Omaha, Nebraska Entered Into Rest January 2, 2015 Omaha, Nebraska Funeral Services 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 8, 2015 Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Doug Cue Music Selections “I’ll Never Find Another You” “This Little Light” “Just A Closer Walk” Casket Bearers Bill Baughman Michael Jorgensen Ron Ethan James Degner Dennis Degner Jeff Degner Final Resting Place Rose Hill Memorial Garden Missouri Valley, Iowa Military honors will be conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley.

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