GARNER - Timothy J. Lauritsen, 59, of Garner died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at his best friend's home in Forest City.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., Forest City with Pastor Tom Dettmar officiating.
Inurnment will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Superior Township Cemetery in rural Superior.
Timothy J. Lauritsen
Timothy John Lauritsen was born in Armstrong on June 12, 1953 and adopted into the family of Arthur and Ruth Lauritsen of Superior.
Most of Tim's life was spent in the Forest City area. His passions were building and driving "Demolition Derby" cars, outdoor activities, hunting, fishing and spending many hours in his shop on the farm.
He is survived by his companion Glenda Keough, son Cody John Lauritsen of Forest City and daughter Lisa Marie Bjerke and husband John of Lilly, S.D., grandsons Malachi and Cyrus Bjerke, twin brother Thomas and wife Darlene of Estherville, brother Donald Lauritsen and wife Becky of Evansdale.
Sisters Sandy Binkley and husband Jim of Sun City, Ariz., Glenna Kaltved and husband Jerry of Spirit Lake and many nieces and nephews and very close friends.