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November 7, 1953 - February 24, 2018

Lorren was born in Spring Grove, MN on November 7, 1953, to Lorren and Maxine(Olson) Tingesdal.  He was confirmed at the Mabel First Lutheran Church and was a 1971 graduate of Mabel-Canton High School.  On July 13, 1974 he was united in marriage to Deborah Sagdalen.  He has been an employee of the Mabel Co-Op Telephone Company since 1974, working his way to his position as General Manager.  He was a member of the Mabel Fire Dept., many good times were spent with his fire department family.  His early days he enjoyed softball, horseshoe, bowling and playing cards, later his passion was fishing.  His greatest joy was his children and the times he spent spoiling his grandchildren. 

Lorren  passed away on February 24th surrounded by his family at St Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN from complications due to a 3 1/2 year battle with mesothelioma at the age of 64.

 Lorren is survived by his wife Debbie, son Chris (Lacie) Tingesdal, of Stewartville, MN, daughter Jill (Chad) Phillips of Lanesboro, MN, his grandchildren Jordon, Corbin, Juliet Tingesdal and Harper Phillips. Two sisters Linda Stennes and Marcia (Harold) Haagenson both of Rochester, MN and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Roderick and niece Taylor Macken.  Lorren will be remembered for his love and devotion to his family, his dedication to his job, and for being a friend you could count on.

Memorial services will be 11 AM Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Rev. Sharon Goetzinger officiating.  Inurnment will be in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 –  7 PM Thursday, March 1st at the Mabel First Lutheran Church and one hour prior to services at the church.

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