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Published April 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Janice Torson

Janice Torson of Moorhead, MN passed away at Sanford Health on Thursday, April 18th. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Hazel Glasgow, and her siblings Audrey Tschache and James Glasgow Jr. She is survived by her brother Colin Glasgow, her daughters Jane Torson (Tom Reinertson) and Nancy Torson (Rick Stern), her son-in-law Terry Murphy, and her grandson Adam Torson. She was also blessed with step-grandchildren Elena (John) Dagit, Erica Stern, Ted Stern, and her great-granddaughter Lauren Dagit.

Janice was born in Barnesville, MN on September 9th, 1928, and spent summers at her family cottage on Pelican Lake. There she learned deep devotion to family and made lifelong friendships. In 1946 she graduated from Barnesville High School where she was the Homecoming Queen. She graduated from Moorhead Teachers College and married David Torson in 1950, and went on to teach school in Hillsboro and Barnesville. In later years she worked at the Midweek Eagle in West Fargo.

Janice Torson

Janice Torson of Moorhead, MN passed away at Sanford Health on Thursday, April 18th. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Hazel Glasgow, and her siblings Audrey Tschache and James Glasgow Jr. She is survived by her brother Colin Glasgow, her daughters Jane Torson (Tom Reinertson) and Nancy Torson (Rick Stern), her son-in-law Terry Murphy, and her grandson Adam Torson. She was also blessed with step-grandchildren Elena (John) Dagit, Erica Stern, Ted Stern, and her great-granddaughter Lauren Dagit.

Janice was born in Barnesville, MN on September 9th, 1928, and spent summers at her family cottage on Pelican Lake. There she learned deep devotion to family and made lifelong friendships. In 1946 she graduated from Barnesville High School where she was the Homecoming Queen. She graduated from Moorhead Teachers College and married David Torson in 1950, and went on to teach school in Hillsboro and Barnesville. In later years she worked at the Midweek Eagle in West Fargo.

She was a loving mother and devoted grandmother. She delighted in spending holidays with family, catching up with friends at the beauty shop, cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, and sharing her love of the piano, crossword puzzles, and knitting. Her family and friends will miss her impish smile, her fighting spirit, and most of all her loving warmth.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Moorhead. Visitation will begin at 10:00am and the service will begin at 11:00am. Please direct any memorials to either First Congregational Church of Moorhead or PEO of Moorhead.

Her family would like to thank her many caregivers, especially the doctors and nurses at Sanford Dialysis.

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