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Virginia Torkildson

Jan. 10, 1930-June 7, 2008

Virginia M. "Jackie" Torkildson, 78, of Fargo, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2008, at Innovis Health Systems, Fargo, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Jackie is survived by her children, David (Diana) Torkildson of Lake Park, Ted (Kathy) Torkildson of Dent, Minn., James (Susan) Torkildson of Hawley, Lorrie (Martin) Meier of Fargo and Kari (Steve) Benson of Carlsbad, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a brother, Robert Sahlberg of Sharon, N.D.; as well as three sisters, Cordelia "Corky" (Edward) Raymond of Pelican Lake, Elsie Jeral of Hawley and Dorothy (Bruce) Barnes of Homer, Alaska.

Visitation will take place from 10 a.m.-12 noon on Thursday, June 12, at Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, with funeral services scheduled to begin at noon, also in the funeral home. Inerment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Glyndon, Minn.

Wright Funeral Home is handling arrangements. An online guestbook and video tribute are available at