Leon ThorsellLeon Peter Thorsell was born in Northwood, ND on August 29th, 1942. He attended school in Larimore, ND and graduated in 1960. At age 23, Leon enlisted in the Army Reserve. In 1977, Leon moved to Christine, ND with his then wife, Dorothy Klodt Thorsell,and eldest son, Jason Luther Thorsell. A second son, Eric Warren Thorsell was born in 1978. At age 62, Leon retired from the Steiger Tractor / Case IH tractor plant after 32 years. Leon Peter Thorsell passed away peacefully and he got to enjoy everything on his “things I want to do when I retire list”.
A memorial service will be held at the Fargo Holiday Inn in the Prairie room on Monday, February 11th between 4pm and 9pm. We will enjoy some of Leon’s favorite songs, swap stories and look at a few old photos. Please dress casually in whatever makes you feel comfortable,as that is exactly the way Leon would want it.