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Eleanore J. Thorson

(Nov. 14, 1927 — Jan. 12, 2012)

CUBA, Mo. — Eleanore Jean Thorson, of Cuba, Mo., was born to the union of Martin and Lelia (Wells) Worlie on Nov. 14, 1927, in Little Falls, Minn., and left from this life on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at her home at the age of 84.

Eleanore was a homemaker and enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, watching TV, gardening, crocheting and spending time with family and friends.

Eleanore is preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Lelia (Wells) Worlie; husband, Adolph Stewart “Stew” Thorson; son, James Thorson; sister, Ella Mae Domshot; brothers, Don, Duane, Lyle and Ken Worlie; granddaughter, Heather Thorson.

Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her two daughters, Cathy and husband, Dennis Hattersley, of Cuba, Mo., Cindy and husband, Jim Hopkins, of Boise, Idaho; five grandchildren, Jason, Travis and Alicia Nefzger, Dennis and Michael Hattersley; three great-grandchildren, Ella and Gavin Nefzger and Chelsea Hopkins; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home, 703 Oak St., Brainerd, Minn. Interment will follow at Valle Cemetery, Brainerd, Minn.