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M. Joanne Torrey

M. Joanne Torrey

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, May 24th at 10:30 am at Faith United Methodist Church, 1531 Hughitt Ave, Superior, WI 54880. Luncheon to follow at the church. Muriel Joanne Torrey, Kinleiner, MsEd, CPK beloved wife and mother, and grandmother, died on November 4, 2017. She was married to William Charles Torrey "Bill" for 64 years. She was the mother to William Torrey Jr. (Bill Jr.) of Phoenix, AZ, Anne Torrey Nemer of Edina, MN and Erin Torrey Ostler of Mahtomedi, MN. Joanne loved her time in Iron River, WI during the summer months enjoying the lake and her flower gardens and at their home on Marco Island, FL. She was an avid learner and began her career as a nurse in Omaha and then Green Bay where she became an enthusiastic, lifelong Packer fan. She went on to earn her Masters of Science in Education wherein she wrote her thesis in the Practice of Kinlein in the field of philosophy. As a pioneer in this profession, she was instrumental in many areas; the most recent was as a lexicographer for the Kinleinal Dictionary. Joanne is survived by her husband Bill, children Bill Jr. (Alan), Anne (Eli) and Erin (Bob), grandchildren Torrey, Joseph, Summer and Bricker. Memorials preferred to University of Wisconsin, Superior WI, or College of St. Scholastica, Duluth MN.

Due to risk of severe allergic reaction please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne to the service.

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