Nov. 13, 1932 - April 27, 2006
CULBERTSON -- Leila S. "Miss T" Herzog of Culbertson died Thursday, April 27, 2006, at El Dorado Manor in Trenton. She was 73 years old.
T. was born on November 13, 1932 at Fergus Falls, Minn., to Olaf H. and Opal Normanda (Rovig) Thorstenson. She graduated from Battle Lake High School. She attended Iowa State College, Kearney State College, and Colorado State College. She earned her bachelors degree in secondary education.
On June 5, 1971, she married Edward L. Herzog at McCook. To this union one daughter was born. T. taught in public schools in Iowa and Nebraska as well as being a school counselor for 32 years, retiring in 1989. After her retirement, she became a mental health practitioner at Norton Correction Facility from 1989 to 1994. She was also a mental health support leader for the Nebraska Critical Incidence Stress Management Team.
T. enjoyed being a homemaker and mother. In her free time she enjoyed reading, quilting, crocheting, writing and gardening. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Other memberships included NSEA, NSEA-R, CISM and CASA.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Olaf and Opal Thorstenson: and adopted grandma, Mabel McDermed.
Survivors include her husband, Ed Herzog of Culbertson; daughter Katherine "Kathy" Herzog of Culbertson; one grandson, Alexander Herzog of Culbertson; one brother, Marlo Thorstenson and wife, Marilyn, of Adams, Minn.; sister, Jolaine and husband, Earl Hustad, of Battle Lake, Minn.
Memorials may be given in her name to the American Cancer Society.
Her body was cremated. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home during business hours or send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.
Rosary will be Wednesday, May 3, 7 p.m. at Carpenter Breland.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, May 4, 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Gary Brethour officiating. Inurnment will be in the Culbertson Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.