MADISON, WI Ann was born December 8, 1933 to the Reverend Raymond J. and Margaret (Strine) Tyson. She grew up in Pennsylvania, graduating from Mechanicsburg High School (1951) and Kutztown State College (BS; 1955). Her first career was as a librarian. She met her late husband, Arthur W. Jorgensen, Jr. while working as a librarian for the U.S. Army Dependent Education Group in Wurzburg Germany. Ann and Art were married on January 31, 1964. They moved to Marinette, Wis., where Ann volunteered as a librarian at a local elementary school and performed in several productions of a local theater group (Theater on the Bay). Art, Ann and their son moved to Madison, Wis., in 1976, where Ann started her career as a travel agent. Ann loved to travel. During her lifetime of travels, Ann visited countries on almost every continent. She especially loved to spend time in Kauai, and she had a fondness for river cruises in Europe. Ann also loved to sing. She shared the gift of her voice by singing in several church choirs. Everyone who knew her will miss her beautiful voice and kindness. Ann is survived by her son, Arthur W. (Lori) Jorgensen III, Madison, Wis.; her brother, James D. (Jan) Tyson, Carlisle; her sister, Mary (Ken) Hair of Carlisle; and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Ann was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. A memorial service will be held at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 647 Forge Road, Carlisle, PA at 10 a.m. on January 31, 2013, followed by interment at Zion United Methodist Cemetery, Red Lion. Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 S. George St., York (the former Hahn Home) is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Ann's memory to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711. KuhnerAssociates.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 27, 2013