Lyle was born on September 3, 1925 at Hickson, ND. He attended country schools and graduated from Walcott, ND High School in 1943. He moved to Kindred where he farmed for a number of years. Maxine H Myhre and Lyle A Torgerson were married on September 29, 1950. Lyle served in the Army and was a Korean War Veteran. He and Maxine lived in Indiana, Wisconsin, and Kansas while serving in the Army before returning to the Kindred area where he farmed. He loved going to their lake cottage, fishing, and entertaining his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In 1997 they moved to Fargo and have lived at Riverview Place since 2012. Lyle and Maxine belonged to Norman Lutheran Church for over 65 years. He is survived by his wife, Maxine; his children, Keith (Nadine) Torgerson, Wahpeton, ND, Roger (Barbara) Torgerson, Lake Park, MN, and Darryl (Marlys) Torgerson, Kindred, ND; 9 grandchildren; 12 Great Grandchildren; 3 sisters, Marcelle Buck, Moorhead, Phyllis (Verdell) Jordheim, Walcott, Sharon Kotnour, Wahpeton, ND; and brother, Virgil (Arlys) Torgerson, West Fargo, ND. Preceded in death by 1 brother, Duane and 1 sister, Orlin Hudson Egge.

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  1. Maxine, Dale, Roger and Daryl, so sorry to hear about Lyle passing away. I wish we could be there. We have such beautiful memories of you all. We have never forgotten you all. May God bless each and every one of you and may He bring comfort and peace to your heart and soul, and may He fill the void that has been left by Lyle’s parting. I send hugs to you. Love you, precious friends. Sincerely, Mary Zarate Lopez

  2. Maxine sorry to read of Lyle s passing always enjoyed visiting with you both in our az days . take care and God be with you always friends John and Darlene

  3. Wish we could be there with you Maxine. We had a lot of fun times at the lake with the kindred bunch. I miss you guys. Love Nancy

  4. Our condolences to Maxine and all of the family as you grieve the death of Lyle. We have many good memories of conversations with Lyle at the lake as we visited Roger and Barb. What a great fellow! Our prayers are with you.

  5. Maxine, Keith, Roger, Darryl and families: although many miles have separated us for several years, Kathy and I had/have great memories associating with you ALL! Kathy and Lyle are reminiscing right now, I’m sure! Maxine, Kathy & I continued to enjoy visiting with you two when you spent winters here in Az.

    I share your sorrow of missing your long-time partner. Take care: all of you!

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Roger. We trust that as you celebrate Lyle’s life, all the memories will bring you joy and comfort.

  7. thinking of you and your family..so glad we got together
    when you were in Az
    Had good times when we all lived in Kindred.Lyle will be missed.

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