Margaret Louise "Peg" Torrin, 65, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Denver, died on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.
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Peg was born in Mt. Ayr, on Feb. 20, 1947, the daughter of Eugene and Selma Mosier. She graduated from Mt. Ayr High School, and from the University of Iowa in 1969, with a bachelor of arts in home economics. She taught middle school home economics in the Austin, Minn., school system until 1982.
It was also in 1982 that she was united in marriage to Darryl Torrin at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Austin, Minn.. They moved to Gilmore City, to share in the Ministry at First Lutheran Church. The couple moved to West Liberty in 1988, and she returned to the University of Iowa, receiving her master of science from the School of Religion.
In 1996, the couple moved to rural Denver. There she was commissioned as Associate in Ministry ELCA, and served as visitation minister at St. James Lutheran, Allison. In 2008, she was called to serve as administrative assistant at St. Luke Episcopal church, Cedar Falls, retiring in 2011.
Peg is survived by her husband, Darryl; one brother, Thomas (Linda) Mosier of Raleigh, N.C.; one sister, LuAnn (Dixie Lemme) Mosier of Sioux Falls, S.D.; an uncle, Frank (Diane) Mosier of Alameda, Calif.; several niece and nephews; and by long-time family friends, Cecil and Betty Davenport, Mt. Ayr.
Celebration Of Life Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls. Interment will follow in the St. John Maxfield Cemetery, rural Denver. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver.
Memorials may be directed to the family and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Waverly Democrat from Jan. 15 to Jan. 22, 2013