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Emma Christine Torgeson Applen
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1872
Fillmore County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1960
Mower County
Minnesota, USA

Lime Springs Herald (IA) December 15, 1960



Mrs. Emma Applen, 88, of Spring Valley passed away Dec. 5 at St. Olaf Hospital in Austin where she had been a patient for 12 days. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 7, in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Spring Valley, Rev. W. J. Pilgrim officiating, and she was laid to rest in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

The former Emma Torgeson was born March 20, 1872 in Bristol Township and was united in marriage to Ole Applen on May 1, 1895 at the Saetersdal Lutheran Church. The couple farmed in the area until 1910 when they moved to Spring Valley.

Her husband, and a son and two daughters preceded her in death.

She leaves to mourn her departure five daughters, Mrs. Harry McCracken of Newton, Kansas, Mrs. Floyd Dunlap of Milwaukee, Mrs. Perry Williams of Arkansas City, Kansas, Mrs. W. J. Collins of Austin, and Mrs. Earl Doering of Wykoff; three sons, Irving of Wykoff, Raymond of Rochester, and Donald of Eyota; 30 grandchildren, and 25 great grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. E. O. Broxon of Santa Cruz, California, Mrs. Josephine Mick of Minneapolis, and Mrs. John Klemann of Tomah, Wisconsin.
Family links: 
  Knute Torge Torgeson (1846 - 1925)
  Christine Kittilsdatter Peterson Torgeson (1852 - 1935)
  Ole Applen (1866 - 1945)*
  Alice Elaine Applen Hovey (1896 - 1941)*
  Arthur Clarence Applen (1896 - 1918)*
  Arthur Clarence Applen (1896 - 1918)*
  Cora Arlene Applen McCracken (1898 - 1980)*
  Edith Anne Applen Dunlap (1900 - 1986)*
  Winifred Applen (1902 - 1924)*
  Olive Esther Applen Williams (1903 - 1986)*
  Irving Theodore Applen (1905 - 1976)*
  Lillian Pearl Applen Collins (1907 - 1998)*
  Goldie May Applen Doering (1909 - 1977)*
  Raymond Harold Applen (1912 - 1977)*
  Donald Gordon Applen (1914 - 1992)*
  Thomas Clifford Torgeson (1869 - 1898)*
  Charles Knute Torgeson (1870 - 1949)*
  Emma Christine Torgeson Applen (1872 - 1960)
  Sophia Julia Torgeson (1873 - 1944)*
  Albert Clarence Torgeson (1875 - 1921)*
  Maria Servisa Torgeson (1878 - 1886)*
  Josephine Torgeson (1880 - 1886)*
  Nels Kenneth Torgeson (1881 - 1947)*
  Clara Louisa Torgeson Broxon (1886 - 1972)*
  Joel Alfred Torgeson (1888 - 1914)*
  Josephine Torgeson Mick (1891 - 1969)*
  Lillian Mae Torgeson Klemann (1893 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Spring Valley Cemetery
Spring Valley
Fillmore County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: T. J. Collins
Record added: Jul 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73040605
Emma Christine <i>Torgeson</i> Applen
Added by: T. J. Collins
Emma Christine <i>Torgeson</i> Applen
Added by: T. J. Collins
Emma Christine <i>Torgeson</i> Applen
Added by: T. J. Collins
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Rest in peace, great grandma Emma!
- T. J. Collins
 Added: Apr. 16, 2014

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