New, June 2, 1964
Thorne, 78, of Lachine, died at noon Monday at Alpena Hospital, where he had
been a patient since Apr. 2, 1963
farmer, he was born Apr. 16, 1886 in Long Rapids and had spent his life in the
married Ethel Umphrey in Long Rapids in 1909.
She died in 1947.
are three daughters, Mrs. Lyle Donaldson (Mary) of Harrison, Mrs. Steve Kisle
(Nina) of Centerline and Mrs. Oscar Long (Eva) of Flint; three sons, Clifford of
Spratt, Eular of Roseville and Milo of Alpena; 11 grandchildren; and a brother,
Milo, of Long Rapids. Another
son , Roger, died in 1930.
Thorne's body is at the Bannan Funeral Home, where the funeral will be at 2
Rev. Norris Beck of the Greeley Baptist Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Long Rapids Cemetery.
Ann Cochrane, 16 Jul., 1998]