Funeral services for Marion E. Jorgenson, Portland, formerly of Nampa,
who died of natural causes Friday in a Castro Valley,
Calif., hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday in Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, by the Rev. Thomas Blackburn of the Community Christian Center,
Garden City. Interment
will follow in Hillcrest Memorial
She was born in Union County, Iowa.
She moved with her
family to Plankinton,S.D.,
where she was reared and educated.
She graduated from
Washington High School in
Sioux Falls, S.D.
She married Loyal
Jorgenson on July 27, 1940, in
She worked as a dental
assistant in Sioux Falls until 1941, when they moved to Oakland, Calif.
She worked for the
Alameda County Civil Service and later for Legal Civil Service
Division of the Alameda County Sheriff's Department.
She retired Nov. 14,
1972. She lived in
from December 1973 to October 1978, when she moved to Portland, where she had since made her home.
She is survived by two sons, Robert of Union City, Calif., and
Roger of Portland; a daughter, Shirley Jorgenson of San Lorenzo, Calif.; four
brothers, Howard Shields of Portland, Eldon Shields of Nampa,
Harold Shields of Daly City, Calif., and Ercell Shields of
Boise; two sisters, Helen Raymond of Boise and Norma Jean Smith of Modesto, Calif.;
and nine grandchildren.