Obituary for Darlene Jorgensen

Darlene  Jorgensen
Darlene "Dart" Jorgensen, 86, of Atlantic, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines.

Darlene Lavon was born on May 5, 1929, in Walnut, Iowa, the daughter of William Steve and Edna Emma (Petersen) Pauley. She was united in marriage to Marvin Jorgensen in 1947, and to this union three children were born, Michael, Mark and Roxy.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Brayton. Darlene loved flowers and collecting roosters. She looked forward to spending time with her family, and hosted countless holiday gatherings.

Darlene is survived by her children, Michael (Rhonda) Jorgensen of Prescott, Mark (Zeeta) Jorgensen of Exira, and Roxy (Rick) Wheatley of Adair; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brothers, Dale (Ila) Pauley and Duane (Flor) Pauley.

She is preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Holly Jorgensen; and brother, Donald Pauley.

Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at the First Baptist Church in Brayton, with Pastor Joshua Farrell officiating. Burial will be in the Exira Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials be given to Darlene's caregiver, Kim Petersen.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Darlene's family and her arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com.

IN MEMORY OF

Darlene Jorgensen

BORN
May 5, 1929 ~ Walnut, Iowa

ENTERED INTO REST
January 23, 2016 ~ Des Moines, Iowa
At the age of 86 Years, 8 months & 18 days

FUNERAL SERVICE
10:30 A.M., Wednesday, January 27, 2016
First Baptist Church ~ Brayton, Iowa

OFFICIATING
Pastor Joshua Farrell

MUSICIANS
Betty Wieman
Renita Brand

MUSICAL SELECTIONS
“How Great Thou Art”

“In the Arms of An Angel” by Sarah McLachlan

“Abide With Me”

“Amazing Grace” by Congregation Hymn #147

CASKET BEARERS
Marty Jorgensen
Matt Jorgensen
Ron Johnson
Dallas Wheatley
Randy Pauley
Shane Jorgensen

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS
Austin Wheatley
Kim Petersen

INTERMENT
Exira Cemetery ~ Exira, Iowa


The family invites you to join them for lunch in the
fellowship hall following services at the cemetery.

You never know how STRONG you are until being STRONG is the only choice you have.

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