Franklin Benjamin Gregersen
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Franklin Benjamin Gregersen
  • March 22, 1922 - November 21, 2017
  • Auburn, California

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Franklin "Frank" Benjamin Gregersen, age 95, husband of the late Lula Arlene Gregersen, died on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, in Auburn, California after a short illness. He lived in Auburn, California since 2011.
Frank was born March 22, 1922, in Ruskin, Nebraska to Carl Christian Gregersen and Luella (Peterson) Gregersen. He graduated from Oregon State University where he received a degree in electrical engineering in 1951. He was an engineer with the General Electric Company for over twenty-five years. Prior to that he was an engineer with Allis Chalmers and the Union Oil Company. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 aboard the USS Token (AM-126).
He is survived by daughter Sonia Gerson of Riverside, California, son Mark Gregersen of Auburn, California, daughter Chrisanna Harrington-Wright of Punta Gorda, Florida, and brother Carl Gregersen of Rockville, Maryland. He has four grandchildren, Jodi Holbein of Winters, California, Anne DeCosta of Sacramento, California, Chelsea Harrington, and Cara Harrington of Los Angeles, California. He has seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Lawrence Gregersen, sister Frances (Gregersen) Hansen, and sister Helena (Gregersen) Kaldahl.
A visitation and memorial service will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017. Visitation will start at 1:00 p.m. and the service will begin at 3:00 p.m. at Chapel of the Hills, 1331 Lincoln Way, Auburn, California. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on December 18, 2017, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 404 Main St, Hardy, Nebraska. Burial will be at Rose Mound Cemetery in Courtland, Kansas immediately following the church service. Condolences can be sent to P.O. Box 5587, Auburn, CA 95604. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Frank Gregersen to the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, 12972 Earhart Ave #301, Auburn, CA 95602.