Winifred Mae "Freddie" Jorgensen
"Freddie" Jorgensen died peacefully at her Maravilla home in Santa Barbara, California on August 12, 2017. She was 103 years, 8 months, and 19 days old.
Born on November 24, 1913 in Minot, North Dakota, her birth name was Winifred Mae Bakeman. Freddie's family had long roots in North America. Her great, great, great, great grandfather, Daniel Frederick Bakeman, was the last surviving soldier of the Revolutionary War. Her father was William Lucien Bakeman, Captain of the Minot Police Department; her mother, Minnie Pamelia Bakeman, was active in the Women's Relief Corps, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Degree of Honor.
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