Karen Torgeson obituary

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Friday, July 17, 1914
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Miss Karen Torgeson, who has been ill for some time, passed away at her home in Mona, Tuesday July 14th. For the past 12 years she has been helped by the county, having no relatives to care for her in her old age.

The deceased was born in Faaberg, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, May 17, 1834. 43 years ago, she came to this country, and in 1880 came to Mona, where she lived with her brother, Christian, who died about 12 years ago. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and interment was made in the old cemetery, south and east of the Mona church.