AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Patsy Torgeson, of Ogilvie, died on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at St. Clare’s Living Community in Mora. She was 86 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held on Saturday, August 15th at 11:00 a.m. at Ogilvie United Methodist Church in Ogilvie.
VISITATION will be on Friday, August 14th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora; plus one hour prior to the funeral service on Saturday at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Graceland Cemetery in Ogilvie.
Patsy Ann (Pat) Torgeson of Mora, MN passed away on Tuesday evening, August 11, 2015, at St. Clare’s Benedictine Living Community of Mora; at the age of 86, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Pat was born in East Peoria, Illinois, on May 6, 1929. Pat was the youngest of seven children. On June 23, 1954, she was united in marriage to Richard (Dick) Torgeson of Minneapolis, MN. Dick and Pat had five children, Rick, Sue, Jim, Dan and Tim. The family lived in Fridley, MN, where they ran the family business, Dick Torgeson Trucking. In the summer of 1975 the family discontinued their trucking business, and relocated to the Bock-Ogilvie area. Pat became very active in the Ogilvie United Methodist Church, where she sang in the church choir, was active in ladies aide, and participated in numerous other church activities. Pat worked for years as a cashier at Henschels’ Grocery Store in Ogilvie, as well as other miscellaneous jobs in the area after Henschels’ closed.
Pat loved spending time with her grandchildren, often filling in when daycare was needed. She was a very patient and loving Grandma, and left her grandchildren with many fond memories.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; husband Richard; son Jim; and siblings.
Pat is survived by her children Rick (Leah) Torgeson of Poinciana, FL, Sue (Rocky) Miller of Ogilvie, MN, Dan (Laurie) Torgeson of Ogilvie, MN, and Tim (Alayne) Torgeson of Mora, MN; grandchildren Josh, Aaron, Kai, Megan, Jared, Marisa, Justin, Tim and Joseph, and great-grandchildren Jasmine, Devon, Angela, Antonia, Marcel, Mason, Colton, Courtney and Beau.
Funeral Service was held on Saturday, August 15th at Ogilvie United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Pesola officiating. Music was provided by Pat Fredrick, Gloria Oleen, Megan & Jared Torgeson. Pallbearers were Rick Torgeson, Dan Torgeson, Tim Torgeson, Kai Matoga, Aaron Torgeson, Josh Torgeson and Jared Torgeson. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery in Ogilvie.