Bonnie Taylor Obituary, Death – On December 7, 2022, Jennifer Renee Torgerson, age 45, of Harrisburg, South Dakota, passed away. Jennifer Renee was born on November 28th, 1977 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her parents, Roger Allen and Carol (Haar) Florey, welcomed her into the world there. She attended West Central High School and grew up in the town of Hartford, South Dakota, where she graduated in 1996. After receiving her degree, Jen started her lifelong job with Citibank, where she worked her way up through the ranks. After that, she found work in the department of student loans and the credit bureau dispute unit, where she eventually rose to the position of business analyst. She had a career spanning 25 years with Citibank.
Eastside Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota played host to Jennifer and Philip Torgerson’s wedding on May 2, 2009. The ceremony took place on that day. The happy couple established their home in Harrisburg, South Dakota, and shortly thereafter were given the gift of a daughter named Kaylee. Jen was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan. She was an avid reader, loved her cats Kimber and Kitty, and was a fan of the sport known as Professional Bull Riding (PBR). Jen was a devoted “Cheer Mom” who was heavily involved in her daughter’s school activities as well as her cheerleading competitions. Jen’s absolute top priorities in life were her family and particularly her time spent with her daughter, Kaylee.
Donations to the family are welcome in place of flowers; the family will use the funds to select charitable organizations that will best celebrate the lives of both Kaylee and Jennifer. Those who are thankful to have been a part of her life include her devoted husband, Philip Torgerson of Harrisburg, South Dakota; her brother, Jason Florey, who is married to Stephanie and lives in Hartford, South Dakota; her sister, Jodi Kuipers, who is married to Chris and lives in Platte, South Dakota; her nephews Case Kuipers, Ben Kellar, Seth Torgerson, Andrew Ladhani, and Masyn Torgerson; her nieces Grace
Jennifer’s grandparents and her cherished daughter, Kaylee Marie Torgerson, all away before her. Her parents, Roger and Carol Florey, also passed away before her. On Friday, December 16, 2022, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, there will be a viewing held at Shalom Lutheran Church located at 1000 East Maple Street in Harrisburg, South Dakota 57032. The family will be present to meet visitors during this time.
A funeral service will be held at Harrisburg High School on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM in the Performing Arts Center, and a reception will follow in the high school Commons. The address of Harrisburg High School is 1300 East Willow Street, Harrisburg SD 57032. At the request of the family, the service will be held in private at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Harrisburg, South Dakota.