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Agnes Sorkil, 87, Jan. 15, 2003

Agnes Marian Sorkil, 87, Zumbrota, died Wednesday at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. She was born May 30, 1915, in Roscoe to Carl and Ida (Berg) Haugen. She attended Bringold County School District 82. On July 2, 1942, she married Thorvald Sorkil in Zumbrota. They farmed near Zumbrota for 50 years. He died Dec. 5, 1992. She moved to the Zumbrota Towers in 1996. She enjoyed playing cards, cooking and attending Bible study.

Survivors include three sisters, Charlotte Ronningen of Kenyon, Norma Lueck of Pine Island, and Mildred Littleton of Tempe, Ariz.; one brother, Kermit Haugen of Pine Island; a nephew, Dennis Goplen, she helped raise; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thorvald; and two sisters, Alice Ronningen and Idella Rude.

Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Lands Lutheran Church, Zumbrota, with the Rev. Rob Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Lands Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Larson Chapel, Zumbrota, and one hour prior to services at the church.