Mable Torgerson Mable Elizabeth Ecklund
1892 - 1983



FACTS AT A GLANCE
BORN: 29 DEC 1892
         Clitherall, Minnesota
MARRIED: Hans Olai TORGERSON
         25 DEC 1912
         Washburn, North Dakota
DIED: 11 FEB 1983
         Rapid City, South Dakota




Mable Ecklund married Olai Torgerson and lived in Turtle Lake, North Dakota for several years, later moving to Quinn, South Dakota where Olai owned and operated a grocery store. Olai eventually sold the store and became a traveling salesman for a grocery firm out of Rapid City.

Olai was a very good baseball pitcher and played for the Quinn city team and later for Rapid City. Mable and Olai were very social people and were well liked.

After retirement, Olai got a job with the city collecting the coins from parking meters. Both Olai and Mable lived into their nineties.


HUSBAND of Mable ECKLUND:
    Hans Olai TORGERSON

     1885-1978

PARENTS of Mable ECKLUND:
    John ECKLUND

     1861-1919
    Sophie Christine ANDERSON
     1866-1959

CHILDREN of Mable ECKLUND:
   1. James Marlow TORGERSON

        1913-1943
   2. Harris Odell TORGERSON
        1918-2001
   3. Paul Maynard TORGERSON
        1930-2005



ECKLUND FAMILY HOMEPAGE


References:
  Eklund Family, by Esther Rowley
  The Ecklunds, by Gyman C. Okeson
  1900 U.S. Federal Census for Nidaros MN
  1910 U.S. Federal Census for Henning MN
  1920 U.S. Federal Census for Quinn SD
  1930 U.S. Federal Census for Rapid City SD
  1932 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD
  1934 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD
  1936 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD
  1941 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD
  1951 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD
  1957 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD
  1960 U.S. City Directory for Rapid City SD