Archive for Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Madge French Torneden

1910 - 2007

November 7, 2007

Graveside services for Madge French Torneden, 97, Kingman, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. Torneden died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at Wheatlands Health Care Center in Kingman.

She was born Oct. 6, 1910, in Watson, the daughter of Jacob and Alpharetta Glenn French. She graduated from Eudora High School.

Mrs. Torneden was a homemaker. She was a member of the Happy Hour Club in Linwood, and she and her husband helped develop the Renner Senior Center in Tonganoxie.

She married Arnold "Dutch" Torneden on Oct. 4, 1933, in Bonner Springs. He died June 20, 2000.

Survivors include a son, Arnold D. "Duane" Torneden, Titusville, Fla.; a daughter, Rettalou Massey, Kingman; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Trinity Hospice Care of Kingman, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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