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Carl E. Jorgensen, 91, died Friday morning, March 31, 2017. Born in Pound, WI on May 24, 1925,Carl was the son of the late Peter and Edith (nee: Kuse) Jorgensen.

During World War II he served in the U.S. Army while stationed in Italy. On Aug. 5, 1950, he married Janice Petavine at Grace Lutheran Church. They were married for 39 years before Janice passed away on April 19, 1988. Carl was employed with AMC for forty-two years.

He will be dearly missed by his sons, David, Duane, Dale (Laura); grandchildren, Shaun (Amber), Jason (Hollyann), Kyle, Stephanie, Blake (Ashley); great grandchild, Kayla Marie; sisters-in-law, Audrey Petavine, Arlene Buehler; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents and wife, Carl was also preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Jean, and nine siblings.

With Deacon Bob Starr officiating, funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home, 803 Main St. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park, 9000 Washington Ave. Relatives and friends may meet with the family 10 a.m. until time of service at noon on Wednesday. Memorials to the American Cancer Society have been suggested.

The family extends a special thank you to the medical staff at Ascension All Saints Hospital for their loving and compassionate care.

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.