Maxine Torgerson

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Maxine Torgerson passed away peacefully into the arms of her savior on February 19, 2022 at the age of 90. Maxine was born on June 18, 1931 to J. Milton and Avis (Bjerke) Myhre in Fargo, ND. Maxine grew up in Kindred, ND with her sister Joyce and brother, Bob. She graduated from Kindred High School in 1949. In 1950 she married Lyle Torgerson and were blessed with three boys, Keith (Nadine), Roger, Darryl (Marlys), 9 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Maxine was active in the farming operation including driving beet truck every year. She also worked part time as a waitress, Hanson-Runsvold in Kindred, and Larson Department Store. They loved going to the lake and watching the grandkids. Maxine loved music, played piano, and sang in the choir. She also loved sports and would put on her Bison gear for Bison football games. Maxine belonged to Norman Lutheran Church for over 65 years. Maxine is survived by her children, Keith (Nadine) Torgerson, Wahpeton, ND, Roger Torgerson, Lake Park, MN, and Darryl (Marlys) Torgerson, Kindred, ND; 9 grandchildren; and 12 Great grandchildren. Maxine was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Lyle; parents; siblings, Bob, Joyce; and daughter in law, Barbara Torgerson. The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers at Bethany and Riverview Place, Fargo.

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time, she was a very kind and happy woman always with a smile on her face . Hugs to you all 🙏🙏🙏

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Torgerson family.
    Stacy, David & Family – We love you all so much and are praying for comfort for you all during these difficult times.

  3. Keith and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Losing ones Mom is a tough one! God Bless, Dan and Vickie Rood

  4. My deepest sympathies to the Torgerson Family with the loss of your loved one. Prayers for guidance and healing.

  5. Keith & Nadine, so sorry to read of your mom/mother-in-law passing on. It sounds like she had a real active life. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. keith, roger, darryl and families,
    i always enjoyed your mom. i always have considered my late wife and my mother to be Proverbs 31 women and i think if you look up that chapter in the Old Testament, you will find many descriptions of your mom, also. she was a great helpmate and a wonderful mom. my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Keith & Nadine, We were so sorry to read about your mother’s passing. We send our condolences to you & your family.

    May your mother Rest In Peace,
    Steve & Jane Metzger

  8. Maxine was a wonderful friend to my mother(Sylvia Brooks). She was a special person to many with a beautiful heart. She has many friends and loved ones to welcome her into Heaven!

  9. Sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a good friend to me and my husband, Jim, while we lived at Riverview. After we moved to Bethany I was able to visit her there. Jim and Lyle were good friends too. I will miss her. My deepest sympathy to your family.

  10. My heartfelt sympathy to Maxine’s family. I have many fond memories of Maxine growing up in Norman Church. Hoping all the good memories will bring you peace at this difficult time.

  11. Keith Roger Darryl and families. So sorry to say goodbye to your mom. She was such a bright light in our family and another mom for me. I thought of her often and always with a smile on my face and warm feelings in my heart. Hard to live so far away from family moments like this. So sad to miss spending this day with you. Cherish each memory and know that both your parents are together and happy again
    Rick snd Laurie Oberg

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