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Charles "Gregg" Jorgensen Obituary

January 25, 2022

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Professor Emeritus Charles "Gregg" Jorgensen passed away Friday, Dec. 31, in California.

Services were held in California earlier this month.

Jorgensen came to WIU in August 2010, to teach in the Curriculum and Instruction program in the College of Education and Human Services. He retired in December 2015. At the time of his death, he was teaching at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, CA.

Jorgensen is survived by his partner, Diane Schlough; one son, Dylan; one sister, Kathie; one brother, Mike; his step-father, Richard Arndt; several nieces and nephews and Schlough's four children.

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