Ethel M. “Torg” Torgerson, age 104 of Saint Thomas, ND, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.
Ethel was born May 31, 1915 in Saint Thomas, ND, the daughter of the late Martin and Elizabeth (McMartin) Torgerson. She graduated Valedictorian of the class of 1933 from Saint Thomas High School. She worked on the family farm, always caring for her family. She graduated from UND with her teaching degree and taught for 32 years in Newfolden, MN. She returned to Saint Thomas and worked as the bookkeeper for St. Thomas Grain, Inc. until retiring in 1992.
Ethel was a member of the Saint Thomas United Methodist Church and Senior Citizens. She received the Wall of Fame award from Newfolden High School in September of 2017. She loved to do puzzles, bake pies, can, and she enjoyed all her friends, especially when Karen and Stephie came yearly to celebrate her birthday.
She is survived by several nieces and great great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers: Earl and Everett Torgerson and Marvin McMartin.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 19, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Saint Thomas United Methodist Church of Saint Thomas. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at the Saint Thomas City Cemetery.
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