Jorgenson, S.D.’s oldest resident, dies Tuesday

Jorgenson, S.D.'s oldest resident, dies Tuesday Mabel Jorgenson, 107, Vermillion, died Tuesday at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Care Center.

Jorgenson, who was born April 22, 1896 in Sioux City, IA to Inver and Anna (Vold) Hanson, was South Dakota's oldest resident.

She was recently honored as Centenarian of the Year by the South Dakota Health Care Foundation.

Jorgenson was active in the Vermillion community, and lived in her own home until failing health made it necessary for her to move into the Sioux Valley Vermillion Care Center last year.

Visitation will be Friday at the Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home in Vermillion.

Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vermillion.

See her obituary on page 10.

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