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Richard D. "Dick" Thorsland 1933-1997


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/5/2013 at 19:36:19

Richard Thorsland
Estherville – Services for Richard “Dick” Thorsland, 64, Estherville, will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Chapel, Estherville with Pastor Brian Perry officiating. Interment will be in East Side Cemetery. He died Monday, Oct. 13, 1997 at his home.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville.

He was born April 9, 1933 in Gruver, the son of Louie and Ethel (Pickel) Thorsland. He attended Estherville Schools. On Sept. 20, 1952 he married Donna Fisher at Jackson, Minn. The couple have lived all their married life in Estherville. He worked for the Rock Island Railroad for 37 years. He was a member of the Union Baptist Church in Estherville.

Survivors include his wife, Donna of Estherville of Sioux City; one son, Lonnie Thorsland of Sioux city; daughters: Linda Tendal and Mrs. Rich (Diane) Crees both of Estherville; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister Joan Mortimore, Estherville; brothers: Arnold Thorsland, Estherville, Bob Fisher, rural Terril, Francis Fisher, Delmar and Jack Fisher, Estherville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son and a granddaughter. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, October 15, 1997)


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