March 4, 1934-June 22, 2010
CURTIS, Nebraska -- Maxine Fae Jorgensen, 76, died Tuesday (June 22, 2010) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.
She was born on March 4, 1934, north of Curtis. She was the first of four children born to Lloyd and Elsie (Hecht) Jorgensen. She attended country grade school south of Curtis and graduated from UNSA in 1952. Maxine worked at both North Platte Memorial and Lincoln General Hospitals, in the housekeeping department. In 1987, she moved to Curtis and maintained her own home until 2008, when she moved to Senior Living Choices in Curtis. Because of failing health, she was moved to Hillcrest Rest Home in McCook in December of 2009.
She was a member of United Methodist Church in Curtis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Elsie Hecht Jorgensen.
She is survived by her sister, Helen and husband, Steve Reed of Conyers, Goergia; two brothers, Allen and wife, Jean Jorgensen of Venango, and Gary and wife, Martha Jo Jorgensen of Curtis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Curtis. Burial will take place in the Curtis Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., with family present 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Curtis. Memorials can be sent to the Community Healthcare and Hospice at 407 West 5th in McCook.
Online condolences can be given at www.blasestrauser.com .
Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.