Warren G. Jorgenson, Sgt USMC (Ret)
March 15, 1921 – June 1, 2020
Warren G. Jorgenson, Sgt USMC (Ret), 99, passed away in Omaha, NE on June 1, 2020. He was a proud United States Marine in the 4th Marine Regiment and served in the “Island Hopping” Campaigns in World War II.
(Ret) Sgt Jorgenson was born on March 15, 1921 in Bertram, IA to Rudolph and Bertha Jorgenson. Included in his service as a United States Marine, he spent more than three years as a Prisoner of War (POW) in the Philippines and Japan. For his service, injuries and heroism, he was awarded the Purple Heart and Medal of Valor. He drafted two memoirs during his lifetime titled “Daisies and Dandelions” and “The Expendable Garrison”.
He is survived by his children: Larry (Karon) Jorgenson of Seal Beach, CA, Gary (Chom) Sampson of Madison, AL, Kathy Loncke of Omaha, NE, Gary Jorgenson of Gladstone, OR, Lorraine (Tom) Peterson of Archdale, NC and Loren (Vicki) Jorgenson of Omaha, NE. He is additionally survived by daughters-in-law Merna Sampson of Omaha, NE and Trish Jorgenson of Redmond, OR. Warren Jorgenson also leaves behind seventeen grandchildren and thirty-one great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wives Louise, Betty, Janice, and his beloved Ruth Jones-Harrison; his sons, Doug Jorgenson and Virgil Sampson and his daughter, Linda Johnson.
Due to Covid-19 concerns, there will be no viewings, however a small ceremony will take place at Heafey, Hoffmann, Dworak, and Cutler’s West Center Chapel on July 11, 2020 at 11:00 with the burial immediately following.
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