Robert Jorgensen, 70, of Portland, ND, died Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND.
Robert was born on September 12, 1949 in Mayville to Elmer Jorgensen and Luella (Guttormson) Jorgensen. He attended school in Mayville.
On February 28, 1970 he married Janice (Christianson) Jorgensen at the Bruflat Church in Portland, ND. They lived in the Mayville Portland area all their married life.
Bob worked at different jobs in the Mayville area, but was most proud when he owned the Sanitation Route in Hillsboro for 7 years. He then was a truck driver and retired from O’Brien Seed in 2013.
Bob enjoyed playing softball in his early married years, bowling, hunting, fishing, camping and playing family games around the table. Bob was very witty and loved making people laugh.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years: Janice; daughters: Stacy Jorgensen and Cindy (Tom) Brusven both of West Fargo; son: Bobby Jorgensen of Portland; grandchildren: Braeden Jorgensen of Mayville, Dallas and Levi Jorgensen of Hatton; siblings: Laurel Jorgensen of Mayville, Ronnie Jorgensen of Northwood, JR Jorgensen of Mayville, Julie Thompson of Hatton, Carmen “Red” (Kathy) Jorgensen of Great Falls MT and Karen (Shelton) Watkins of Batesville AR; sisters-in-law; Susie (Rick) Tastad of Mayville, Julie Christianson of Mayville and Connie Christianson of Mayville; brother-in-law; Bruce (Carla) Christianson of Portland and several nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents: Elmer and Luella Jorgensen; brother: Donnie Jorgensen and sister: Marlene Fugleberg; father and mother-in-law: Earl and Joyce Christianson; brothers-in-law: Lowell Fugleberg, Rodney Thompson and Barry Christianson; sisters-in-law: Arlene Jorgensen, Reva Jorgensen and Gayle LaChapelle.
Visitation: Will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Friday, November 29, 2019 at the Mayville Lutheran Church in Mayville, ND.
Burial: Will be in the Bruflat Cemetery in Portland, ND.