Ronald L. ThorsonRonald L. Thorson, West Fargo, formerly of Fargo, died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Sheyenne Crossings, West Fargo. Ron was born November 14, 1927 in Moorhead MN to Lawrence and Dena (Hendrickson) Thorson. He grew up in the Harwood area and attended school in Moorhead at Reed District #15 and Moorhead High. He briefly served in the Air Force until the death of his father and returned to Harwood to take over the family farm. Ronald Thorson and Theresa (Rheault) were married at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Wild Rice, ND. on September 3, 1951. They farmed near Harwood until moving to Fargo in 1954.
Ron started working for the City of Fargo Street Dept. and a short time later became parts manager for the Central Garage until his retirement in 1987.