Mary “Mur” Ann Thoreson, 81, of Medford, died November 9, 2019.
A memorial visitation service is set for Saturday, November 16, 2019 from noon to 3:00 pm at the Medford Funeral Home (310 – E. Central Ave.) followed by a light lunch at the funeral home. She was born August 15, 1938 on the family farm in Wells MN, the daughter of Alfred and Grace Meyer. Mary attended Freeborn High School and graduated in 1956. She worked for E.F. Johnson in Waseca, Truth Tool in Owatonna and Muckles/Modern Metal in Owatonna for twenty-five years. Due to health reasons she retired in 2001. She returned to Modern Metal for another ten years working on the weekends providing janitorial services. She married Peter Thoreson in 1962 and together they had two children. Mary is survived by her children Tim Thoreson and Lisa Thoreson both of Medford. She will be missed by three grandchildren; Asberry “A.J. Thoreson of Medford; Kellee (Chris) Hobert of Charles City, Iowa; Allyson Thoreson of Mankato, MN. She has two great-grandchildren; Mason and Lucas and four step-children; LeeAnn Fretag, Kim Laughter, Terry Erlicher, and Brent Thoreson. Preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings.
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