In Memoriam: David Jorgenson (Nov. 25, 1952 – April 26, 2021)

May 2021 Posted in Obituary
David Jorgenson

David Jorgenson

David Jorgenson, 68 passed away April 26, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Silverton on Nov. 25, 1952 to Vincent and Frankie Jorgenson. David is survived by his wife Donna Jorgenson.

David had three siblings: Doug
Jorgenson, Chris Jorgenson Rettig and Gina Jorgenson; four children: Sarah Kuenzi, Neil Jorgenson, Ryan Jorgenson, and Erin Bleakney; 11 grandchildren: Michael Kuenzi, Julia Kuenzi, Anna Kuenzi and Matthew Kuenzi, Liesl and Finn Jorgenson, Evelyn, Alison and Mason Jorgenson, Ben and Thomas Bleakney; and one great-granddaughter, Katie.

David’s fondest memories were teaching

his grandchildren how to play chess and their “tournaments.”

In 2018 he met wife Donna Jorgenson while out on an adventure on his bike. David’s hobbies were making walking sticks and painting rocks. He brought joy to those he met.

David was diagnosed in 2020 with cortical basal degeneration (CBD).

The family asks that in lieu of flowers send monetary donations to www.curepsp.com. The family wishes to acknowledge Helping Hands Signature health care at home and Helping Hands of Salem. Assisting the family is Unger Funeral Chapel – Silverton.

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