Ruth A. Jorgensen, Janesville, WI (1934-2014)
July 15, 1934 - May 30, 2014
Ruth A. Jorgensen, age 79, of Janesville, died on Friday, May 30, 2014, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center. She was born in Janesville, on July 15, 1934, the daughter of Ersul and Ruth A. (Page) Anderson. She married Gordon L. Jorgensen in Stoughton, on March 23, 1963. Ruth had been employed by General Motors, Prent, Nunn Bush and was seasonal at Swiss Colony. She was a member of Cargill United Methodist Church. She loved to travel, Sunday excursions, Bingo, dining out, and visiting all the Continental States.
Ruth is survived by her husband, Gordon Jorgensen; five daughters: Sharan (Don) Herr of Janesville, Ardice (Bernarr) Aurit of Janesville, Renette (Carl) Hauri of Orfordville, Lori (Curtis) Wells of Markle, IN, and Darla (Roger) Vale of Janesville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Gloria Phillips of Footville; one brother, Glen “Baldy” Anderson of Beloit; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and five siblings: LeRoy, Nola, Beverly, Dale and Gladys.
Per Ruth's wishes, a private family graveside service will be held at a later date with Rev. Forrest Wells officiating. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Evansville. Please no flowers, memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the Susan G Komen for the Cure. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com