Myron Tofting


Tracy Area Funeral Home – Tracy MN


Myron “Mike” Tofting


Myron “Mike” Tofting age 82 of Tracy passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Prairie Home Hospice in Marshall. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Tracy Lutheran Church. 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Tracy Area Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday.  Interment is in Luther Cemetery.  Memorials are preferred to Luther Cemetery Fund or Prairie Home Hospice in lieu of flowers.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


Myron was born January 6, 1929 in Tracy, MN to Melvin and Grace (Olson) Tofting.  He was baptized at Luther Church in 1929, and was confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in 1944.  Mike attended country school district 62, and Walnut Grove High School.  Mike served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict from January 1951 to November 1953.  He was stationed at Camp Rucker, AL and Ft. Sam Houston, TX.  After his honorable discharge, Mike returned to the Tracy area where he farmed with his brother northeast of Tracy for 40 years.  Mike was a member of Tracy Lutheran Church, the Tracy American Legion Earl Ray Post 173, and the Tracy Eagles Club.  He enjoyed playing cards, taking annual trips to Las Vegas playing Texas Hold ‘Em.  Mike had a good sense of humor, and was a great story teller. 


Mike is survived by his sister Bernita (Allen) Bengtson of Surprise AZ; nephews: Bradley (Lynne) Bengtson of Anthem, AZ and their children Brendan and Emily, and Craig (Beth) Bengtson of Phoenix, AZ; and several aunts and cousins.  He is preceded in death by his parents, brother James and an infant brother.


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