Jon Torkelson

A funeral service was held Saturday, December 21, 2013 in Downey, Calif. for Jon Roger Torkelson, 77, of Long Beach, Calif.

Jon Torkelson

Posted on 12/26/13

He died December 17, 2013 at his home.

Internment will be at the Prospect Cemetery in North Dakota in the spring of 2014.

Jon Torkelson was born to John and Ruth Torkelson on January 3, 1936 in Lakota. He married Beverly Jane Olson in November, 1960. They had two sons, Jay Torkelson of Canastota, N.Y., and Jan Torkelson of Simi Valley, Calif., as well as one daughter, Janelle Kidman of Long Beach, Calif.

Jon is survived by his brothers Lowell Torkelson and Dale Torkelson, sisters Twila Maxson and Ava Everhart as well as his three children and three grandchildren, Brandon Kidman, Zachary Kidman, and Ian Torkelson.

Jon was preceded in death by his brothers John and Dean and sister Dorothy as well as his first wife, Beverly, second wife Darlene, and third wife Marlys.

Miller-Mies Mortuary in Downey, Calif. and Aaker Funeral Home in Lakota were in charge of arrangements.