Mae JoAnn (Torkelson) Finder, age 77, of Glenwood City, WI passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Park View Nursing Home in Woodville, WI.
She was born August 5, 1943. in Durand WI to Carl M. and Marjorie (Karshbaum) Torkelson. She grew up near Durand until the age of 8 when the family moved to Hammond, WI. She was in the first graduating class of St. Croix Central High School in 1961. She worked as a medical transcriptionist for Baldwin Area Medical Center for 41 years.
Mae married Gerald (Shorty) Finder of Knapp, WI, July 1, 1972. Together they lived in Hammond, Wilson, and Glenwood City, WI. Mae was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. She always looked forward to going to Lambeau Field with her husband and sons. She loved watching her son Tracy play high school sports and college football. She enjoyed watching the wildlife in her backyard especially the deer in the winter. Mae loved doing puzzles with her oldest son Travis.
Mae is survived by: her husband, Gerald Finder of Glenwood City; two sons, Travis Finder of Glenwood City, and Tracy (Michelle) Finder of Eau Claire; four granddaughters: Shelby, Kate, Greta, and Amelia Finder of Eau Claire. She is also survived by two brothers, Carl Torkelson and Allen (MaryAnn) Torkelson, sister Cindy (Claude) Berry, brother-in-law Ronald (Marcia) Finder, several nieces and nephews, and her loyal dog Duke.
Mae was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Torkelson and Marjorie Torkelson Baird, and brother Kenneth Torkelson.
Shorty, Travis, and Tracy would like to thank all the family and friends that have visited, chatted with, and prayed for Mae during this time. Shorty would like to extend a special thank you to Uncle Norman Anderson for his extra help and support.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the memorial service at Olson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3:00-5:30, followed by a short service 5:30-6:00 on Friday, June 11, 2021, with Pastor Bob Dahm officiating.
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