LUELLA J. TORGERSON Luella J. Torgerson, age 84, formerly of Menomonie, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003 at the Syverson Home, in Eau Claire, WI, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. Luella joins her husband, John Edward Torgerson and parents Amanda and Andrew Knutson in eternity with her Lord. The former Luella Janet Knutson was born November 13, 1918 in Menomonie, WI. She attended elementary through high school in Menomonie, graduating from Menomonie High School in 1936. She continued her education at Eau Claire State Teacher's College, graduating in 1945. Luella spent many happy years teaching in Boyceville and Janesville, prior to marrying John Torgerson on May 31, 1952 at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie. Luella moved to the country and helped her husband run a successful dairy and crop farm until 1994. Luella was an active member of Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church, serving in Ladies Aide, Bible study, choir and as choir director, Little Elk Creek 4-H Club working with many projects and activities, Dunn County Homemakers and the Sons of Norway. She enjoyed the many friends she made in these groups, and maintained life-long friendships with school-time friends and teaching colleagues. To keep in touch with children, she substitute taught after her daughters were grown. Her hobbies included: needlepoint, craft-making, reading, singing and playing piano. She never was idle, always full of energy to do the next task. Her spotless home was a model of her industriousness. Luella is survived by loved ones including: Daughters Debra R. (Thomas W.) King of Susan K. (David) Cecconi of Her two grandsons, Adam G. King and Seth T. King Two sisters and one brother Ardelle (Warren) Fish Jean Rostad Andrew (JoAnn) Knutson A sister-in-law, Lillian (Sylvester) Hilson Many nieces and nephews who will sadly miss her. And other relatives and friends The family wishes to give special thanks to the kind staff at Oak Gardens Assisted Living, the Syverson Nursing Home, and Northwest Wisconsin Hospice. Please know your loving attention to Luella has been greatly appreciated. Funeral services will be at 1:30 PM Friday, Feb. 21, 2003 at Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn Co., WI with Rev. Steven Carlson officiating. Burial will be in Froen Cemetery also in the Town of Red Cedar. Friends and family are welcome from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, and at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be given to Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church.
LUELLA J. TORGERSON Luella J. Torgerson, age 84, formerly of Menomonie, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003 at the Syverson Home, in Eau Claire, WI, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. Luella joins her husband, John Edward Torgerson... View Obituary & Service Information
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