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Gregory Jorgensen

Gregory A. Jorgensen passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 16, 2020. He was born on August 25, 1956 in Allegan, the son of George and Joyce (Posthumus) Jorgensen. He attended Allegan High School. On August 11, 2012 Greg married Tracy Burkwalt in Albion, Michigan. He was employed as a machinist at Parker Hannifin in Otsego and enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Greg always had a positive disposition, even during his illness.

He is survived by his loving wife, Tracy; son Eric (Cassy) Jorgensen of Plainwell; daughter, Erin Jorgensen (Dave Wilkes) of Arlington, Texas; step daughters, Candice Dishman (Jesse Chapman) of Battle Creek and Brianna Hollister (Austin Potter) of Marshall; grandchildren, Dane, Abel, Judd, Kailey, Charlize, Cecelia, Carter, Savannah, Jackson, Oliver and Aurora; his mother Joyce Jorgensen; brother Jerry Jorgensen; sister Grace Smith and his nieces. He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may visit with Greg’s family on Saturday, February 29, 2020 beginning at 10:00 am until the Memorial Service at 11:00 am at Winkel Funeral Home in Otsego, Michigan. Pastor Steve Smail from the Lighthouse Baptist Church will officiate.

Contributions in memory of Greg may be made to Medical Team Hospice, 400 Ann St, NW Suite 104, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504.

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Jim & Sarah Nicholas

February 18, 2020 at 12:15 pm

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all during this difficult time. God bless you.

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Jan Jameson

February 18, 2020 at 12:37 pm

My heartfelt condolences to the whole family. I considered Greg a brother of mine. Good people!

My love to all of you.

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Daniel Sigler

February 18, 2020 at 1:54 pm

Our family knows this will be huge loss for you. Greg was always larger than life to me, he was the big, cool cousin I had hopes that I could be as cool and manly as him. Even as I grew older I can’t help but think of him as a man’s man yet also such a gentleman with how kind and compassionate he was, especially to me as a pesky little cousin and later to my daughter at family reunions. We will be praying for “the GOD of all comfort” to comfort you in ways only HE can through this season of loss and grief.

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Sally Dingee

February 18, 2020 at 8:09 pm

Tracy I’m so sorry for your loss prayers to you and the whole family .

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Brooke and Jordan and Wendie Steenholdt

February 18, 2020 at 9:12 pm

Praying for you all at this time. We understand that it’s going to be a big loss. He was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you . Love, the Steenholdts.

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Judy Hughes

February 18, 2020 at 9:57 pm

Another class mate lost way too soon!! My thoughts and Prayers go out to the family!! We were friends on Bus 3. Remember the good old days my friend!! RIP. Godspeed!!

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Debbie Baxter

February 18, 2020 at 10:13 pm

My deepest condolences to family and friends. May you find comfort in remembering the love you all shared. God bless you.

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Mary & Dick Carruthers

February 19, 2020 at 2:31 pm

It was so sad to hear of the passing of Greg. Our prayers go out to the family and friends.

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Debbie Wilson

February 26, 2020 at 3:42 pm

Thinking of all the Jorgensen families during this difficult time of loss. My deepest sympathies to all. I am proud that we were cousins and have shared moments throughout our lives. Greg always lite up the room with his positive presence. To say he will be missed is an understatement.

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Lorie Williams

February 27, 2020 at 2:56 pm

When discussing who is your favorite Tarzan, hands down Greg will always be mine. He could swing across that ditch on 20th street like no one’s business. To his family, my heart and prayers are with you all. I only wish there was something I could say to lessen the heart. He will always be with you!

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Douglas Goldsmith

February 27, 2020 at 3:56 pm

I can not begin to say how sorry I am for the loss of a family member and loved one.

I know all to well that feeling. God placed us here for a reason.

he has just decided his journey here is done.

May God bless you and your family and may he forever rest in peace.

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Timothy & Melissa McKee

February 29, 2020 at 12:52 pm

Condolences to the entire Jorgensen family and friends.

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