Lorna Thorston

SPRINGFIELD – Lorna Thorston, 98, of Springfield died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Springfield.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Sundown Lutheran Church, rural Springfield, with burial at a later date in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and will continue on Saturday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., all at the church.

Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls.

Lorna Ida Wilhelmina Thorston was born Jan. 28, 1918 in Yellow Medicine County to Alfred and Emma (Raddatz) Klause.

She is survived by her sons, Clarence Thorston, and Gene Thorston, both of Springfield; and daughters, Marlene Meyers of New Richland, and Jacalyn Falter of Naples, Florida; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; five grea- great-grandchildren and her sister Elaine Krohn of Nicollet.