Lori Lee Himes was born April 10, 1965, to Jack Robert and Marion Maxine (Sims) Himes in Omaha, Nebraska. Growing up, Lori was 1 of 10 children. She attended school and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Omaha, Nebraska.
At the age of 19, Lori started her health battles, as she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
Lori met and fell in love with Mitchel Jergenson and had Chris, they later married in 1990 and then welcomed another son, Matthew in 1992.
Lori was a loving mother and wife; she loved her family deeply. On June 23, 2003, she lost her husband Mitchel and was left to raise her two boys on her own. She did the absolute best any mother could do.
She was a music fan, and love Broadway. Lori was a wonderful singer herself, but as her illness took over, she did not sing as much but her love of music never faded.
Early in 2009, Lori found love again with Gary Scott, and they began dating when she was hit with another devastating death in her life, her youngest son Matthew had passed away unexpectedly. Lori’s health began to decline slowly over the years, but she never gave up.
She is preceded in death by her husband Mitchel of 13 years, her son Matthew Ray, her parents and siblings Sharon Nibbe, Carol Wallace, and Michael Himes.
Lori is survived by her son Chris Jergenson, fiancé Gary Scott; siblings, Helen Anderson, Jackie Himes, June Larmon, Linda Walters, Robert Himes, and Dennis Himes along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and many friends.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 19, 2021
Wolfe-Billings Funeral Chapel
201 East 4th Street
Villisca, Iowa, United States
Open Visitation will be from 12 - 6pm Family will be present from 6-8 pm.