Marcella "Marcy" Jorgenson, 87, of Waubay, SD, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Bethesda Home in Webster, SD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Waubay, SD. Burial will be at Lakewood Cemetery. Luncheon will follow at the Waubay Community Center.
Visitation will be 5-6:30 P.M. on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster. Closing with a Wake Service at 6:30 P.M.
Marcella Valeria Rumpza was born on April 4, 1935, on the family farm near Grenville, South Dakota to Jacob and Valeria (Zakrzewski) Rumpza. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grenville. She attended St. Joseph’s Parochial School and graduated from there in 1953. After her education she moved to Minneapolis, MN, and worked there for a couple years before moving back to Waubay. She married Orvis “Winky” Jorgenson on April 7, 1956, in Grenville, SD. The couple made their home on a farm South of Waubay, South Dakota. To this union five children were born: Jeff, Laurie, Jody, Amy, and Cory. The couple retired from farming in 1995 and moved into Waubay, where they built their home. Marcy loved caring for her family and would take in many of their nieces and nephews during the summer months.
Marcy was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church where she was a member of the Altar Society, taught CCD classes, and later was a Eucharist Minister. She was also a member of the Literary “Tuesday” Club. Marcy was hardworking and enjoyed taking care of her family. She loved cooking, bowling, reading, and gardening. Above all Marcy loved spending time with her husband, children, and their many grandchildren.
Marcy passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Bethesda Home in Webster, South Dakota at the age of 87 years, 5 months, and 25 days.
She will be forever loved and missed by her husband of 66 years, Orvis “Winky” Jorgenson of Waubay, SD; their five children, Jeff (Sharon) Jorgenson of Watertown, SD, Laurie (Melvin) Bergman of Roslyn, SD, Jody (Jackie) Jorgenson of Webster, SD, Amy (Tim) Reynolds of Shawnee, KS, and Cory (Kris) Jorgenson of Canton, SD; one sister, Adeline Tracy of Webster, SD; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her parents, five sisters, six brothers, and one granddaughter Gracie Reynolds.