Evalina Lucille Jorgenson

Apr 1, 2017
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A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.


There will be no visitation



Memorials and Condolences may be directed to the family in care of Margo Collins-Draine at 133 Adams Street, Waterloo, 50703.


Evalina Lucille Jorgenson, 95 of Waterloo, died Saturday April 1,2017, at NorthCrest Specialty Care Facility of natural causes.

She was born on October 21, 1921 in Clarinda, IA the daughter of Elmer and Nellie Ruth Downs Gustafson. She married Darwin Jorgenson in Waterloo and he preceded her in death in December, 1996.

Mrs. Jorgenson worked as a cook/dietitian at Schoitz and Allen Memorial Hospitals and then at the Chesterfield Club retiring in 1979. She was a licensed Minister who enjoyed visiting the local nursing homes and ministering to the elderly, sick and shut-ins, which she continued to do as a resident of NorthCrest Specialty Care.

Survived by: a son, Michael Morehead; a daughter Margo Collins-Draine both of Waterloo; a sister Josephine Augello of Traer; 23 grandchildren; 59 great grand-children; 25 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her spouse; a daughter, Carolyn Gary; three brothers James Wendell, Harold Lewis and Elmer Leroy Gustafson; two sisters, Margaret Baird and Frances Wilber. 

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  1. Barb Thompson | Apr 23, 2017
    To whom it may concern.....Just to let you know that we thought the world of Lucy and share in your greif. She will be missed....

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