James David Jorgensen was born on December 28, 1949 to Dennis A. and Francis Marie (Pollack) Jorgensen in David City, Nebraska. He attended elementary school in Ulysses, Nebraska and graduated from Seward High School in 1968. James enlisted in the United States Navy, serving during Vietnam. He then attended Southeast Community College in Milford for four years earning his Machine Tool Technology and Electrical Mechanical Degrees. He worked at numerous factories around the Fremont area. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting. In his later years he liked watching sports and listening to the Beetles, Polka music and Red Skeleton. He was a member of Dwight American Legion Post #110. James passed away on February 8, 2023 at the Central Nebraska Veterans Home in Kearney, Nebraska at the age of 73 years, 1 month and 11 days. He is survived by his children, Jeff (Galina) Jorgensen of Lincoln, Nebraska, Jamie Davis of Waverly, Ohio, Brendon (Joanna) Jorgensen of Omaha, Nebraska and Maren (Devin) Brown of Florence, South Carolina; grandchildren, Justin (Alesya) Jorgensen, Shaniah (Jimmy) Naumov, Jacob Jorgensen, Joseph Jorgensen, Reagan Davis and Rylin Davis; great grandchildren, Luka Jorgensen, Jackson Jorgensen and Lily Naumov; brothers, Dennis (Grace) Jorgensen of Kearney, Nebraska and Richard (Virginia) Jorgensen of Trenton, Texas; sister-in-law, Marjorie Jorgensen of Seward, Nebraska; nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Jorgensen; mother and stepfather, Francis and Ernie Vodicka; brother, Tom Jorgensen and sister, Judy Baker.
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