Betty Jean (Winslow) Jorgenson,

Monday, December 7, 2015 5:56 pm

Betty Jean (Winslow) Jorgenson, 87, died Friday morning, Dec. 4, 2015, at Wellington Place in Decorah. Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin. Inurnment is at Six Mile Grove Cemetery in rural Lyle, Minn. Visitation begins Saturday at 10 a.m., one hour before the service, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at
She was born June 14, 1928, in South Bend, Ind., the daughter of Ralph and Myrtle Jeanette (Hyland) Winslow. She graduated from Austin, Minn. High School with the class of 1946. Betty was united in marriage to Eugene Jorgenson Jan. 25, 1947, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Minn. They were blessed with three children: Jayne, Nancy and Gregg. Betty worked at Hormel’s, Nate’s Clothing, Schaub Chiropractic, Robbin’s Furniture and East Side Red Owl. She was a member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church, was active at the Austin Senior Center and was a member of the Sons of Norway.
Betty is survived by her three children: Jayne Noble of Spring Lake Park, Minn.; Nancy Jorgenson of Gig Harbor, Wash.; Gregg (Gwen) Jorgenson of Decorah; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Karen (Jerry) Becker of Lake City, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene, Nov. 4, 2006; one grandson, Kyle Jorgenson, Aug. 25, 2002; one sister, Ruth Hoffman; and one brother, Marvin Winslow. 

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