John Thorson passed away at the Woodward Memorial Hospital in Sandwich, Monday morning, following a brief illness. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Thorson (Gertrude Peterson), and was born in December 1868 and spent his life in this community. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, Mrs. Cora Thorson, two daughter, Mrs. Mabel Shaw and Miss Grace Thorson, of Chicago, Orland Thorson, also of Chicago; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Colby and Mrs. Ella Carlson, of Chicago and Mrs. Bell Kramer of Lake Zurich, and one brother, Alfred Thorson of Joliet.
Funeral services were held in the Tinhelson (sp?) Funeral Home this afternoon at 1 and at the Newark Lutheran church at 1:30. Interment was in the Millington-Newark cemetery.
Kendall County Record, May 24, 1939
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