Obituary: Lois Jorgensen

Mrs. Lois Jorgensen, age 81, passed early Sunday morning on May 6, 2018.  She was born to Thomas and Frances Atkinson on October 17, 1936.  Lois was married on June 4, 1954 to Don.  They were married for fifty-six and a half years.  Lois worked at Parkside as a playground aide and a room mother.  As her children got older, she went to work at Wolverine World Wide.  Lois was an active bowler, knitter, proficient jigsaw puzzler, and card player.  Lois attended the local high school football games with her husband.

She is survived by her four children, Diana Hoffman, Kathy Jorgensen, Bonnie (Jose) Velazquez, Dan Jorgensen; her grandchildren, Amber Hoffman, Jake Jorgensen, Luke Jorgensen and Anna Jorgensen; five great grandchildren; sisters in law Donna Atkinson, Joanne Jorgensen, and Barbara (Steve) Smith.

Lois was preceded in death by her beloved husband Don; son Ronald, and grandson Joshua McIntosh.

There will be a time of visitation from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Pederson Funeral Home, 127 N. Monroe Street NE, Rockford, MI 49341.  The funeral service for Lois will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Pederson Funeral Home.

There will also be a one hour visitation prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy may make a memorial contribution to either the American Heart Association or the Rockford United Methodist Church Building Fund.