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Dorothy Torgerson

November 12, 1922 October 1, 2019
Dorothy Torgerson
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Obituary for Dorothy Torgerson

On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, Dorothy Torgerson, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother died at the age of 96 at Traditions in Harmony, Minnesota. 

Dorothy Elizabeth Matson was born on November 12th, 1922 to Martin and Gena (Larsrud) Matson. She was joined in marriage to Lester Torgerson on May 24th, 1942 at the Lutheran parsonage in Harmony. 

After WWII, they made their home in Harmony and together raised a family, and a successful business, Torgerson’s Floor Covering. Lester and Dorothy enjoyed traveling to many destinations and spent many days at their cabin with family and friends.  

She was known for her great cooking and would share her famous sweet rolls with everyone near her. Dorothy was a member of Greenfield Lutheran Church, Miriam circle and President of Greenfield Lutheran Ladies Aid. She was also a member of Eastern Star and Legion Auxilary. 

She is survived by 3 daughters and 3 sons: Diane (Lee) Bigalk, Larry (Marge), Dennis (Janell), Brad (Barb), Michelle (Orson) Guttormson, and Karen James (Fiancee Al Scheiller); 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, eight brothers: Garfield, Arnold, Bernard, Victor, Donald, Walter, Martin and Leland Matson, and a grandson LuVerne Torgerson.


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Visitation

Saturday

5

Oct

10:00 AM 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

5

Oct

11:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenfield Final Resting Place

PO Box 538
Harmony, MN 55939

PO Box 538 Harmony 55939 MN
United States
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