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Published May 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Adeline C. Thorson

Adeline C. Thorson, 98, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, passed away at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks on May 17, 2013. Adeline Corinne Torgerson was born July 3, 1914 to Leif and Helen (Flaat) Torgerson in Thompson, North Dakota, Bentru Township. She was baptized into the Lutheran faith and confirmed at Bygland Lutheran Church, where she was a lifelong member, active in Ladies Aid, Altar Guild, and church Choir. Adeline attended Bygland School and graduated from East Grand Forks Senior High School. After completing two years of teacher's training at Moorhead Normal School, she taught at Bygland "Country School."

On November 16, 1946 she married Harold Thorson in Bygland, MN. They farmed in Bygland Township for over 30 years, where she worked in their home and tended a beautiful yard and large garden. A member of Homemaker's Club, she was known for her pies, cookies, bread, lefse and other Norwegian treats. She always enjoyed a game of Scrabble.

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