American Veteran 09

Thomas Gordon Jorgensen, Sr.

October 24, 1926 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 93)

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Thomas Gordon Jorgensen, Sr.

   LEIPSIC – Thomas Gordon Jorgensen, Sr. of Leipsic, and formerly of Findlay died 5:15 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.  He was born October 24, 1926 in Devils Lake, ND to the late Antone M. and Iva (Abby) Jorgensen.  He married Dorothy Ruth Rivett on July 6, 1975, and she survives in Leipsic.  He had previously been married to Wanda Moffitt.

   He is survived by 2 children:  Thomas G. (Rae) Jorgensen, Jr. of Van Buren and Cheryl F. (Jorgensen) Martinez of Gahanna; 4 Grandchildren:  Katherine Martinez, Rhonda Jorgensen, Michael (Makalie) Jorgensen and Aaron Jorgensen and 6 great-grandchildren:  Ezekiel, Jory, Brant, Chase, Mason and Elizabeth.

   Thomas is preceded in death by 5 sisters and 3 brothers.

   Thomas retired from the US Navy serving during WWII, Korea and Vietnam.  He was the Past President of the Navy Fleet Reserve.

   The family will hold a private service at a later date.  The arrangements are under the direction of LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Leipsic.  Please consider sharing your condolences with the family through a memorial contribution to a charity of your choice, a sympathy card, email or online condolence through our website at www.lovefuneralhome.com. 

   The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Blanchard Valley Hospital’s 4th Floor for the compassionate and loving care they showed Tom.

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