Jane Tornholm

June 6, 1930 - November 6, 2012
Jane Tornholm

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Hendersonville, NC

Jane Tornholm, 82, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at her home.

A native of Red Oak, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late J. L. and Hannah Palmquist. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Norman Tornholm who died in 2006; a daughter, Peggy Tornholm; a grandson, Richard Chubb; two sisters; and one brother.

Mrs. Tornholm attended school at Red Oak in Montgomery County, Iowa. She was a devoted mother and farmers wife for many years. She worked in the 4-H programs in Iowas and was a honorary member in Page County, Iowa.

She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Tornholm of Mason, MI and Jeri Schneider of Powder Springs, GA; three grandchildren, Susan Jensen, Steven and James Schneider; two great granddaughters all of Nebraska; a brother, Robert Palmquist of Mesa, AZ.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 6:00 PM on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the residence of Mrs. Tornholm at 32 Gray Wolf Lane in Hendersonville.


Friday, November 9, 2012
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Residence of Mrs. Tornholm - Directions
32 Gray Wolf Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • November 09, 2012
    Pete and Jeanne Weaver says:
    We want to express our deepest sympathy to the family . We met your parents when we moved here, and have fond memories. They had a special love for their families, and I know how much love and joy you returned to them. Jeanne

  • November 09, 2012
    Community Foundation of Henderson County says:
    The Board and Staff of the Community Foundation of Henderson County wish to express deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Jane Tornholm on the sad occasion of her recent passing.

  • November 10, 2012
    waymon and deirdre morris says:
    Jane and Norm were a wonderful couple and we feel honored to have known them. Our sincere sympathy to their family.

  • November 16, 2012
    Cathy Kase says:
    I just recently learned of Jane's passing and wanted to convey my sympathy to her family. Although I don't live in Wolfpen, I play Bunco with some of the residents there and that is where I met and enjoyed Jane. She was a sweet and kind woman and I am so sorry to learn of her passing.mszk