Carol Lou Torkelson, 82, passed away October 6, 2021 in Salina. She was born November 8, 1938 in Rural Tama Co, IA to Irma (Harders) and John Storjohann.
Carol married Elger Hansen and later married Tim Leroy Torkelson in Marshalltown, IA on April 18, 1964 and worked as a caregiver at Mosaic for more than 10 years in Ellsworth.
Carol is survived by her daughter, Kari Anderson of St. Louis, MO; son, Kevin Hansen of Lafayette, LA; son, Brian Hansen (Sherry) of Lafayette, LA; son, Jeff Torkelson (Kim) of Ellsworth; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tim; infant daughter, Mary; infant grandson, Joshua Hansen; grandson, Jesse Snyder; brother, Gene Storjohann; and sister, Marlene Wiebensohn.
A private family graveside service will take place at Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.
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