Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home It's all about saying goodbye. Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
M. Cleone Thorvilson
June 6, 1949 - January 12, 2023

Place of Birth: Powers Lake, North Dakota
Residence: Tioga, North Dakota
Age: 73

Cleone Thorvilson, 73, of Tioga, North Dakota, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at the Tioga Medical Center in Tioga, ND. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Tioga, ND is assisting the family.

She was born June 6, 1949 in Powers Lake, ND to Verena and Curtis Roloff.

Cleone attended and graduated from McGregor Public Schools. After graduation she went to Williston to attend college and then to Minot Cosmetology School. From there she moved to Illinois to work for Burlington Northern Railroad. While there she married Jim Riha. They were later divorced.

Cleone later moved to Williston and married Richard Thorvilson. They moved to Indiana and she was employed by the US Postal Service. After their divorce she was transferred to the Bismarck Post Office where she worked in various positions until her retirement in June 2014.

Several years later she moved back to the family home in McGregor and then purchased a home in Tioga.

She enjoyed traveling and visited several countries. Some of her hobbies included reading, crocheting, playing cards, and gardening. She was also a great cook and baker. She proudly held the title of “Favorite Aunt”.

Cleone is survived by sisters, Carol (Jack) Gossman, Connie (Rod) Brumlow; brothers, Wilmer (Mary Ellen) Roloff, Verdean (Terry) Roloff; half brother, Nolan Shefstad; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Verena Roloff; niece, Jacqueline Gossman; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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Kari Thrift (Jamestown , ND)
Jan 16, 2023
So sorry for your loss. Hold tight to the good memories. She had a beautiful smile
Traci Papineau-Brodersen (Tioga)
Jan 17, 2023
I am sad to hear of Cleone's passing. Although I didn't know her well, I enjoyed visiting with her. During this time, may you find comfort and peace in memories of her.
Kay & Dwight Blikre (Tioga, ND)
Jan 19, 2023
We are sorry for your loss.....sending warm hugs and sincere sympathy to all of her family!
Thinking of you all.
Shirley J Roloff (Willistn, ND)
Jan 20, 2023
I am sorry I couldn’t be with all of you, you have my deepest sympathy.
I will be there online.
Shirley Shefstad & Bonnie Logelin Meiers (East Grand Forks & Minot, Mn & Nd)
Jan 22, 2023
Cleone was a treat. I got to know her more when Shirley and her came to Az to visit us. She was a hoot to spar with my husband. He called her Clone. She was special and will be truly missed.
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