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Stephen J. Thorsen

August 6, 1951 September 10, 2019
Stephen J. Thorsen
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Obituary for Stephen J. Thorsen

Stephen J. Thorsen, age 68 of North Branch died on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

Steve was born on August 6, 1951 in Minneapolis to parents, Lloyd and Irene (Bjerre) Thorsen. Steve moved with his family to Rush City and started attending Rush City Schools in the 5th grade and graduated with the class of 1970. After high school he started working for United Sprinkler and later for Hyman Freightways where he eventually owned his own company Thorsen Trucking and served as an agent for Hyman. He married Susan J. Griffin on October 16, 1971 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rush City. Steve enjoyed hunting and outdoor activities, watching John Wayne movies and collecting things. His most important time was spent with family and friends.

Steve is survived by his children, Lesley Arntzen of Shoreview, Christopher (Lindsey) Thorsen of Lindstrom and Cory (Jolene) Thorsen of North Branch; his sisters, Frances Perreault of Rush City and Susan Thorsen of Crystal; brothers, Tom (Merrie) Thorsen of Forest Lake and John (Kolette) Lind of Pine City; his seven grandchildren, Maya, Malia, Makenna, Alexa, Noah, Ethan and Sophia and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends as well as his former spouse, Sue. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Irene, grandson, Drew and stepfather, Wilmer Lind.

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