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Gwendolyn Anne (Jorgensen) Laing

April 10, 1941 — September 26, 2019


Gwendolyn Anne Laing, 78, of Bristol passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Hospice House in Elkhart. Gwen was born on April 10, 1941 in Oneonta, New York to Maruce M. And Lena Jorgensen.

Gwendolyn loved gardening, bowling, NASCAR and fishing and crocheting. She worked for Coachmen Industries for 25 years. She also worked as an alternate delivery driver for the South Bend Tribune, Elkhart Truth, Goshen News and the Wall Street Journal.

Gwen is survived by her son, Brian J. (Rhonda) Laing of Houston, Texas, and her daughter Mary A.  Hershberger of Bristol, IN her two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Nancy (Ed) Doty of Angola, Carol (Conrad) Boglioli of Maryland, NY and Karen S. (Charles) Mann of Mt. Vision, NY. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert M. Jorgensen and Thomas M. Jorgensen.

Friends may visit with her family from 5pm-6pm on Saturday September 28, 2019 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart. Memorial donations in memory of Gwen may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, In 46545. Online condolences may be made to the Laing family on the funeral home website.


Center for Hospice Care Foundation
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

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