David T. “Tall Timber” Jorgensen, 72 of Gilman, died suddenly from natural
causes. He was born on December 9, 1945 in Oconto Falls the son of the late
Herbert and Doris (Witter) Jorgensen. Dave’s family lived in Oconto Falls,
Ithaca and then Milwaukee where he graduated High School at South Division
High. After High School he entered the Army and then returned to the
Milwaukee area. Dave married Sharon Prasnicki on February 8, 1969.
Dave worked as a Forman at Cooper Power Company. He was a member of
the Gilman American Legion. Dave enjoyed doing cross word puzzles and
games on his tablet and spending time with family and friends at the Cabin
and Sittin Bull-Polley.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon of Gilman, two daughters, Michelle (Paul)
Lindl of Hartford and Denise (Tom) Prieve of El Paso, TX, 9 grandchildren,
Mikala, Kendra, Ashtyn, Keegan and Braylen Lindl and Andrew, Porter,
Karina and Kirnan Prieve, his siblings, Neil (Margaret) Jorgensen of Richland
Center, Barb (Dan Sheppard) Heberling of Port Charlotte, FL and Lars
Jorgensen of Minneiska, MN. his dear sister in law, Beverly Janicki of Gilman
and nephew, Anthony Janicki and his best friend “Bella.” Dave is preceded in
death by his parents and a brother in law, Ron Janicki.
"Per Dave's request, the family will not be having formal services, but since
he loved a good party, they will be having a celebration of life this summer."