Daniel Joergensen Obituary
May 10, 2023
Mr. Joergensen worked as a steam turbine repair specialist for 20 years and as a welding tech teacher. He was a United States Navy Vietnam veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the VFW riders, the Knights of Columbus Council #1028, and the Vietnam Vets Chapter 269. Danny was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, an avid golfer, and crew chief of a dirt racing team. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Agnes, nee Murphy, Joergensen; a stepdaughter, Lisa Patterson; and many brothers and sisters. Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Judith, nee Hoffmann, Joergensen, whom he married on August 15, 1986; two daughters, Robin Joergensen and Kimberlie Joergensen; a stepdaughter, Sonya Edmondson; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a brother, Peter Joergensen, Jr; and nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, or to any disabled veterans organization. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at . Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p. m. Friday, May 12, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 10 to 11 a. m. Saturday, May 13, 2023, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, May 13, 2023, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Michael Arockiam officiating. A procession will leave at 9:45 a. m. Monday, May 15, 2023, from George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, for a 10:30 a. m. burial with military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.