17 July 1918–13 November 1994 (Age 76)
Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States
When Vesper Carl Torkelson was born on 17 July 1918, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, his father, Bert Torkelson, was 37 and his mother, Mary Labitzki, was 22. He married Helen Louise Troxel on 8 October 1949, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States. He lived in Deschutes, Oregon, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 13 November 1994, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pilot Butte Cemetery, Deschutes, Oregon, United States.
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When Emil died, his Mother, Ernestine Henke Labiske, received a notice of his death sometime during WWII. Mary Labiske Torkelson (his half-sister) remembers this happening. Because he was in Germany, …