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Loretta Mae Torrence

December 13, 2012
Estherville Daily News

GRAETTINGER - Mass of Christian Burial for Loretta Mae Torrence, 95, of Estherville will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger with Monsignor Michael Sernett as Celebrant.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger with Rosary Service at 4:30 p.m. and Vigil Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Interment will be at St. Jacob's Catholic Cemetery.

She died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Estherville.

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Loretta Mae Torrence

Loretta Mae (Tindall) Torrence, the daughter of Miles J. and Elizabeth (Bosold) Tindall, was born June 19, 1917, in Graettinger.

She received her education in the Graettinger Schools.

On April 15, 1939, she was united in marriage to George Torrence at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger. After their marriage the couple made their home in Graettinger. Mae was employed for the Graettinger Schools for many years. Mae was otherwise a housewife and a sweet mother. George passed away July 20, 2001.

She was a lifetime member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Left to cherish Mae's memory are her children, Marge Dahlstrom and her husband, Jim, of Fairmont, Minn.; David Torrence of Couer d Alene, Idaho; Dorothy Jean Barnes and her husband, Paul, of Estherville; Barbara Janssen and her husband, LeRoy, of Titonka; Deborah Wadsley of Titonka; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and brother, Edwin "Brick" Tindall, and his wife, Carroll, all Graettinger.

Preceding Margaret in death are her parents; husband; four brothers, Ralph, Raymond, John and Arthur and four sisters, Alice, Mabel, Margaret and Dorothy.

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