Kaye Torgerson was born September 7, 1944 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to Flora Mae and William Homer Herring. She passed away July 18, 2012 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 67 years, 10 months and 11 days.
Kaye grew up in Simi, California where she attended school. After her schooling, she started her family and was a stay-at-home mother until 1977 when she moved Elk City, Oklahoma. Upon movimg to Elk City, she began her career in the home health care industry where she administered care to Bud Miller for a number of years and worked for Judge Bert McKinney before her retiremnt in the early 90’s. Kaye enjoyed music, crocheting and gardening but her passion in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was proeceded in death by her parents, partner, David Talley, daughter, Roberta Mae Parker, grandson, Billy Greer.
She is survived by her 5 children, Katherine Torgerson, Moorepark, CA, Sonya Kaye Judd and husband, Roy, Foss, OK, Roland G. Torgerson, Elk City, OK, William J. Torgerson and wife, Janet, Grants Pass, OR, and Felicia Sue Greer, Colorado Springs, CO; 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchiold on the way; 1 sister, Floretta S. Hartman and husband, Peter, Burson, CA and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm, at Whinery-Savage Chapel officiated by Andy Taylor. Condoloences can be made online at
Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK 26JUL2012