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Henry Melvin Torgerson

March 24, 1927 ~ August 7, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

Henry Torgerson, age 95, of Mankato, MN died Monday, August 8, 2022 at Pathstone Living in Mankato.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel in Mankato. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.  Interment with military honors will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  Memorials are preferred to Pathstone or donor’s choice. Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

 

Henry was born March 24, 1927 in Garden City, MN to Carl and Bertha (Nelson) Torgerson. He grew up and attended school in Lake Crystal and on May 25, 1945 he enlisted in the US Army (Big Red One – 1st Division) and served as a radio operator until November 1946.in 1954 he married Shirley Danberry at Bethlehem Lutheran church in Mankato. The couple lived in Mankato for 60 years.  Shirley died in 2015.

 

Henry was an avid Vikings Fan, often telling everyone to be quiet when the games where on TV.  He was a jack of all trades and enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing, his pet cats, woodworking and later in life loved Wii Bowling.

 

Henry is survived by nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Wanda Karels, his twin sister, Gladine Munson, Ann Huls and Blanch Jenkens.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Woodland Hills Funeral Home
1605 Woodland Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

Funeral Service
Friday
August 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Woodland Hills Funeral Home
1605 Woodland Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

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