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

Lime Springs Herald December 15, 1960

OBITUARIES

MRS. EMMA APPLEN

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.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Knute Torge Torgeson (1846 - 1925)
  Christine Kittilsdatter Peterson Torgeson (1852 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Ole Knute Applen (1866 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  1CL Arthur C. Applen (1896 - 1918)*
  Alice E. Applen Hovey (1896 - 1941)*
  Arthur C. Applen (1896 - 1918)*
  Cora A. Applen McCracken (1898 - 1980)*
  Edith A. Applen Dunlap (1900 - 1986)*
  Winifred Applen (1902 - 1924)*
  Olive E. Applen Williams (1903 - 1986)*
  Irving T. Applen (1905 - 1976)*
  Lillian Pearl Applen Collins (1907 - 1998)*
  Goldie M. Applen Doering (1909 - 1977)*
  Raymond H. Applen (1912 - 1977)*
  Donald G. Applen (1914 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Charles 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)*
  Nels Kenneth Torgeson (1881 - 1947)*
  Clara Louisa Torgeson Broxon (1886 - 1972)*
  Joel Alfred Torgeson (1888 - 1914)*
  Josephine Torgeson Mick (1891 - 1969)*
  Lillian M. Torgeson Klemann (1893 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
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
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Emma Christine <i>Torgeson</i> Applen
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Rest in peace, great grandma Emma!
- T. J. Collins
 Added: Apr. 16, 2014
 
 
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