Ethel M. Thoresen, 83, of Bloomington, died April 22, 2014.

Ethel grew up on a dairy farm in Spring Grove and attended St. Olaf College. She retired from the ELCA Board of Pensions.

She was preceded in death by first husband of 46 years, John.

She is survived by husband, Bill Morgan; children, Deborah (David) Rickard, John Jr. "Jack" (Terrie), and Bruce (Theresa); grandchildren, Nathan, Michelle, Kari, Kelsey, David, Laura and Colten; eight great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Lorraine Solum. Memorials preferred.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 29, at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 8600 Fremont Ave. S., Bloomington.