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Bette F. (Churchill) Thorstenson

78, of Redondo Beach, CA, formally of Minneapolis, MN, passed away on April 3, 2017. Bette graduated from Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, and Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. She worked many years as a dedicated social worker, and later, as a property manager. She is survived by brother Bruce Churchill (Shirley), nieces and nephews Mark (Laurie), Susan (Rogue Jr.), Tom (Nancy), many great-nieces and nephews and friends. Proceeded in death by her parents Frank and Hazel. Bette had a great love for animals and was an advocate for animal welfare, devoting time to the Wildlife Way Station. She also loved the outdoors, cycling, and discussing interesting things in the news. Bette was a long-time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she was faithful in weekly Bible Study and worship, and was a joy and a blessing to her brothers and sisters in the church. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Redondo Beach. Memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Redondo Beach, the Wildlife Waystation, or The Salvation Army of Southern California. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on June 18, 2017
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