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Published April 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

John Jorgensen

John Carlton Jorgensen, 87, Hunter, ND, passed away peacefully at Sanford Hospital, Fargo on Sunday evening, April 7 2013.

John was born to Paul and Nora (Hanson) Jorgensen on July 6, 1925 in Wold Township, near Galesburg, ND. The third oldest in a family of eight children, John grew up and spent his early years in the Mayville and Galesburg area.

John Jorgensen

John Carlton Jorgensen, 87, Hunter, ND, passed away peacefully at Sanford Hospital, Fargo on Sunday evening, April 7 2013.

John was born to Paul and Nora (Hanson) Jorgensen on July 6, 1925 in Wold Township, near Galesburg, ND. The third oldest in a family of eight children, John grew up and spent his early years in the Mayville and Galesburg area.

He was united in marriage to Joyce Dickson on November 24, 1947 and spent the next 65 years traveling the path of life together. John and Joyce raised their two sons, David and Kurt in Hunter, ND.

John worked his entire life in the construction field. He helped build numerous houses, churches, banks and barns in Traill and Cass counties.

John is survived by his wife, Joyce, their two sons; David ( Patricia) Fargo, ND, Kurt, Hunter ND, five grandchildren; Scott (Sarah) Jorgensen, Tia (Bobby) Rodwell ,Cathy (Joshua) Herbold, Jenna (Scott) Kyser, John and four great-grandchildren; Finnagan and Graham Jorgensen, Joseph Rodwell, IV and Audrey Kyser.

Memorials may be sent to First Lutheran Memorial Fund.

Prayer Service: Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 PM and First Lutheran Church Hunter

Funeral: Thursday April 11, 10:30AM at First Lutheran Church of Hunter

Online: westfuneralhome.com

West Funeral Homes, Inc. West Fargo ND 701-282-6699

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