(6-19-13) Kathleen D. Torgerson, age 66, of Black River Falls, WI. and formerly of St. Paul,MN. died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in her home in the Town of Albion, Jackson County.
Kathleen was born on Aug. 31, 1946 in St. Paul, MN. to George J. and Esther W. (Morey) Heinz. She graduated from St. Paul North High School. On Nov. 7, 1986, she married Tyrone I. Torgerson in Hudson, WI. The couple moved to Black River Falls in March of 2003. Kathleen was a staffing coordinator at the State of Minnesota Veteran Home. She also tended bar at the Cozy Corner in Black River Falls. Surviving are her husband, Tyrone, one daughter, Kelly (Randy) Lilja, Black River Falls, 5-grandchildren, Matthew (Ashley) Heinz Torgerson, Michael Heinz, Andrew and Alexander Lilja, and Ally Krahn, 3- great grandchildren, Isac Mooney, Carmen Heinz-Torgerson, and Micha Jowett, one brother, Gerald (Laura) Heinz, Mendota Height, MN., and one sister, Janice (Tim) Blair, Oakdale, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Esther, and a brother, Kenneth Heinz. A Celebration of Kathleen Torgerson's Life will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from 11 A.M. until 6 P.M. at her home, at N4579 Hwy. 54, Black River Falls. Torgerson's Funeral Home (715-284-4321) of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.