Sunday, September 22, 2019

Marion Phyllis Jorgensen, 93, Kasson

Marion Phyllis Jorgensen was born on June 29, 1925 on a family farm near Hanska, to John and Hilda Brekke. The Lord called her home on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

On Feb. 22, 1947, she married Einar Jorgensen in Madelia. They made homes in Preston, Deer River, Byron and then settled in 1958 to their home in Kasson.

Marion was Kasson-Mantorville’s school nurse for several years. She was active in AFS, Card Club and Birthday Club. She enjoyed conversation with many friends and listening to books on tape. Marion had a second family at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kasson.  She was active in bible study and WELCA. She enjoyed the preparation for the Norwegian supper each year and never missed lefse baking.

Marion is survived by daughter, Karen (Richard) Swalla of Park Rapids, sons, David (Nancy) Jorgensen of Rochester and Paul (Roberta) Jorgensen of Lake City; sisters, Jana Cornish, Marlyss Brekke and Helen Smith; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and some very dear friends.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Karyl and brother John.

Funeral services were held on  Saturday, April 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Kasson, with Pastors David Efflandt and Nirmala Reinschmidt officiating.  

Dibble Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Kasson, is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be shared at  


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