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Obituaries

Obituaries

Madge French Torneden 1910 - 2007 Kingman

Graveside services for Madge French Torneden, 97, Kingman, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Torneden died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at Wheatlands Health Care Center in Kingman.She was born Oct. 6, 1910, in Watson, the daughter of Jacob and Alpharetta Glenn French. She graduated from Eudora High School.Mrs. Torneden was a homemaker. She was a member of the Happy Hour Club in Linwood, and she and her husband helped develop the Renner Senior Center in Tonganoxie.She married Arnold "Dutch" Torneden on Oct. 4, 1933, in Bonner Springs. He died June 20, 2000.Mrs. Torneden also was preceded in death by three brothers, Dolpho, Homer and Lewis French.Survivors include a son, Arnold D. "Duane" Torneden and wife Nancy, Titusville, Fla.; a daughter, Rettalou Massey and husband Bob, Kingman; two grandchildren, Brenda Sue Williams and Bobby Massey; and three great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Trinity Hospice Care of Kingman, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.