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Obituary: Tora K. Thynes, 92

 

October 19, 2017

Tora Thynes

Tora K. Thynes, 92 died on September 29, 2017 in Petersburg Alaska. She was born April 8, 1925, along with her twin sister Helga, to Theodor & Hanna Kommedal. Tora grew up on the family farm in Stavanger, Norway. She and her twin were the 6th and 7th of the family's eight children. At a very young age, Tora realized farm work was very hard and so offered to stay indoors and help her mother prepare dinner (the mid-day meal). At the same time, baking and delivering fresh baked goods that her mother sold in town. All of this early training would prepare her to be a fabulous baker and cook....



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