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SHALLOTTE -- Albert E. Thergesen, 77, died May 1, 2013 at Autumn Care of Shallotte.

Born on July 7, 1936 in Woodbridge, NJ, he was the son of the late John Russell and Grace Mabel Heaton Thergesen, Sr.

He was a graduate of Davis & Elkins in Elkins, WV, Class of 1959, with a degree in Business Administration. He was Auto Claims Superintendent for State Farm Insurance for 34 years, until his retirement in 1999. Albert was very active in Pt. Pleasant, NJ Rotary Club, beginning in 1978 until 1999. He maintained positions of Sergeant at Arms, Vice President, President, 1985/1986, two years Chairman and Co-Chairman for the Rotary Club Car Show, showing his '63 Studebaker GT Hawk and Co-Chairman for the Rotary Mako Shark Tournament. After retiring in 1999 and moving to Shallotte, NC, Albert again became active in Rotary and the Tri-Beach Car Club. He will be missed.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Bernice Oliver Thergesen of Shallotte, NC; children, Alison Mitchell (John) of Hellertown, PA, Sam Thergesen, of Aurora CO, Steven Thergesen of Denver, CO, Linda Gorski (Harry), Bob Koch, David Thergesen (Vanessa) all of Brick, NJ; siblings, Russell Thergesen (Irma) of Alamo, CA, Jean Miller of Newton, NJ and 9 grandchildren. He is predeceased by one sister, Trudy Young.

A message of condolence may be sent to

Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

Online condolences at

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from May 9 to May 10, 2013
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