Person:Marjorie Jorgensen (1)

m. 25 Feb 1920
  1. Loretta May JorgensenAbt 1922 - Abt 1922
  2. Marjorie Louise Jorgensen1924 - 2000
  • HJames A. Gerg1923 - 2006
  • WMarjorie Louise Jorgensen1924 - 2000
m. 13 Jun 1942
Facts and Events
Name Marjorie Louise Jorgensen
Gender Female
Birth? 17 Mar 1924 Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States
Marriage 13 Jun 1942 to James A. Gerg
Death? 21 Mar 2000 Lewiston, Niagara, New York, United States
Burial? Dickersonville, Niagara, New York, United StatesDickersonville Cemetery

1925 - With parents at 2719 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York. Marjorie JORGENSEN, white, aged 1, born in U.S.

1930 - With parents at 1930 Lockport St, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York. Marjorie L. JORGENSON, white, aged 5, born in New York, father born in Denmark, mother born in New York, attending school.

1940 - With parents at 1327 Vanderbilt Ave, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York. Marjorie JORGENSEN, white, aged 16, born in New York, completed 1st year at high school, attending school.

2000 - Newspaper clipping, obituary: Marjorie L. Gerg, 76, of Katherine Drive, formerly of Harrison Lane in Youngstown, died Tuesday (March 21, 2000) in Mount St Mary's Hospital after a lengthy illness. Mrs Gerg was born March 17, 1924, in Niagara Falls, the daughter of Andrew R. and Beatrice (Nickerson) Jorgenson. A graduate of Niagara Falls High School, Mrs Gerg moved to Youngstown in 1952, where she lived until 1998, before moving back to Niagara Falls. On June 13, 1942, she married James A. Gerg. Mrs Gerg worked as a teachers aide in Lewiston-Porter for five years, as a general clerk for three years at the New York State Bowling Office and as a newsletter publisher for the Women's International Bowling Congress in 1984. A talented bowler, mrs gerg was elected into the Niagara Falls Womens Bowling Association's Hall of Fame, of which she was a member for more than 29 years. Some of her accomplishments while bowling include being a member of the WIBC since 1974, bowling in 18 national and 21 state tournaments, having the highest league average of 156, and bowling several games of 200 and a series of 500 on several occasions. Throughout her bowling career she received many awards including the Tops and WHLD "Top Woman Award" in 1977; Niagara Falls Convention Service Rainbow Award in 1981; the Bev Ortner, AMF Award for the most outstanding WIBC member in the tournament city in 1985; National Women Bowling Writers Special Merit Award in 1986; and the Niagara Statesman Award in 1988. Mrs Gerg attended St John Lutheran Church in Youngstown, where she was a Sunday School Teacher on the Board of Stewardship. She was a girl scout leader, co-chairman for a day camp program, and a Consultant and Ontario-Neighborhood Chairman. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Kenneth Gerg of Niagara Falls and Cark Gerg of Kent Island, Md.; a daughter, Karen Gerg of Lamaya, Australia; two sisters, Dorothy Battaglia of Checolak, Okl., and Betty J. Deubler of Pempeno Beach, Fla.; a brother, Andrew Jorgenson of Cleveland, Georgia; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Loretta May Jorgenson.... Burial will be in Dickersonville Cemetery, Lewiston.