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Jacqueline Jean Thorson

 

Jacqueline Jean Thorson

March 13, 1930-May 1, 2017

Jacqueline Jean Thorson, a former Security resident, passed away May 1, 2017 in Colorado Springs. She was 87 years young.

She was born March 13, 1930 in Elk Point, SD to Golda and Orville Lewison. She lived with her grandparents, Elsie and Nelius Lewison, and graduated high school in Philip, SD.

In August 1948, she married "Tork" Thorson. In 1950 they moved to Colorado Springs to live, work and raise their family of four daughters. She lived in Security from 1956 to 2016.

During 1956-1996 she was self-employed as a business owner/office manager/bookkeeper with Tork at the Car Hospital Transmissions. She also worked as the office manager at Security Park & Recreation from 1967-1971.

Jackie was an optimist in life. She enjoyed people, working, learning, traveling, and dancing. She liked crafts, writing, music and cooking. She loved her family, her friends, her home, and her poodles.

Jackie is survived by her four daughters, Victoria, Lynn, Candy and Dawn, sons-in-law, eight grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Jackie was preceded in death by her husband, Tork.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in the Serenity Room at Brookdale Skyline in Colorado Springs.

 

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