Henry Lester "Hank" Jorgensen


Died: March 9, 2014
Henry L. “Hank” Jorgensen, 84, of Bartonville, Illinois, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Unity Point\Proctor Hospital in Peoria. He was born on January 27, 1930 in rural Buda, Illinois. He was the son of Henry James and Sarah (Moore) Jorgensen. He married Judi A. Schilling on February 1, 1969 in Princeton, Illinois. She survives.;Also surviving are six children, Roger (Elaine) Jorgensen of Brimfield, Illinois, Lynne (Joe) Berger of Peoria, Illinois, Marcia (Nelson) Rabines of Monroe, Michigan, Jennifer (Mark) Goble of Bartonville, Illinois, Eric (Jill) Jorgensen of Peoria, Illinois and Brian Jorgensen of Peoria, Illinois. He has five grandchildren, Mark (Dany) Berger, Sarah Berger, Paige Goble, Andrew Rabines and Byron Jorgensen. Hank has one brother, Francis (Judy) Jorgensen and one sister, Marian Kuelper both of Princeton, Illinois. He was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Jorgensen.;Hank worked in banking at the Jefferson Bank, Madison Park Bank and the Southside Bank all of Peoria. He later was a sales associate at Heritage Buick Mazda of Peoria from 1989 to retirement in 2008. He was a former board member of Neighborhood House and also the Cedars of Lebanon. He was active in the Multiple Sclerosis Society and Junior Achievement. He was past member of the Limestone Kiwanis Club and Southside Businessmen’s Association. He was active in donating blood over the years to the Red Cross. He loved people, camping and fishing.;A memorial visitation will be from 4PM until 7PM Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Red Cross. You may create an online condolence at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.

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