|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1817|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 2007|
Viola C. Tornow, age 90, of Litchfield, died on Sunday, April 1, 2007 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Litchfield, MN. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM at Augustana Memorial Chapel in Litchfield, on Wednesday, April 4, 2007 with Pastor Marcia Hegna officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Cosmos, MN.
Viola Crystal Tornow, the daughter of Carl O. and Anna Anderson Nelson was born on January 8, 1917, in Greenleaf Township, Minnesota. She was baptized at her home and confirmed in Litchfield. Viola attended School District 45 in Strout. Viola was united in marriage to Henry Bachman in Litchfield. Together they farmed south of Litchfield for 30 years. Viola was an active member of her church in rural Cosmos. She also worked at the J.C. Penny store in Litchfield for 7 years. Viola moved to Arizona, where she made her home, and was united in marriage to Henry Tornow. She later moved back to Litchfield.
Viola is survived by her children Wayne and Carol Bachman of Shakopee, MN and Jane and Alan Wilcox of Wautoma, WI; 3 grandchildren Kerry and Mike Hamm, Corry and Jane Fenske and Shelly and Tim Kroeze; 6 great grandchildren Tabitha Hamm, Tony Hamm, Hannah Kroeze, Sara Kroeze, Tyler Lee and Andrew Lee; sisters Violet Hutchins of Arizona, Edna Beckvall of Arizona and Betty Olson of Dassel, MN. Viola is preceded in death by her parents Carl and Anna; husbands Henry Bachman and Henry Tornow, son James Bachman; step-son Mike Tornow; grandson Brian Bachman; brothers Lowell and Raymond; sisters Cora McCord, Phyllis Hawley, Lucilla Anderson and Genevieve Elam
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