Irene <I>Engebretsen</I> Toftness

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Irene Engebretsen Toftness

  • Birth 3 Dec 1924 Milroy, Redwood County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 28 Sep 1997 Sleepy Eye, Brown County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Nisswa, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 104465538

Irene Toftness, 72, Sleepy Eye, Minn., formerly of East Grand Forks, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997 in Sleepy Eye.

Irene Engebretsen was born Dec. 3, 1924, the daughter of Edward and Johanna (Blondal) Engebretsen, in Milroy, Minn. She attended school in Hanley Falls, Min. She married Julian Toftness on Aug. 18, 1946, in Hanley Falls. They lived in Milroy until moving to East Grand Forks in 1848. She worked at Lunseth Plumbing, Grand Forks. They moved to Sleepy Eye in 1994.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Terry; and a brother, Kenneth.

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday in O'Hare-Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye; and 4 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Cemetery, Nisswa, Minn.

Grand Forks Herald


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  • Created by: thefifthofnov
  • Added: 31 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104465538
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Engebretsen Toftness (3 Dec 1924–28 Sep 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104465538, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Nisswa, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by thefifthofnov (contributor 47921329) .