Obit: Thorso, Carl
R. (1936 - 1999)
Contact: Lani Bartlett
Surnames: Thorson, Butt, Schoenwetter, Kopitzke, Fox, Euclide, Raether, Taylor
----Sources: Family Records
Carl R. Thorson
Carl R. Thorson, 63, of Medford died Sept. 24, 1999, at his home in the Town of Medford. Funeral services were held Sept. 28 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford. Pastor Charlie Butt presided, and burial was at Evergreen Cemetery I in Medford.
He was born June 23, 1936, in Longwood to Abraham and Delia (Schoenwetter) Thorson. He received his education in Owen-Withee schools. He and Marianna Kopitzke were married Sept. 10, 1955, in Milwaukee, and they later divorced.
After his education Mr. Thorson was employed in Milwaukee for American Motors. In 1958 he returned to this area and worked at the Medford Creamery, and later at The Post in Owen, Wis. In 1964 he began employment with Weathershield Mfg., where he worked for 15 years. For the past 15 years he was employed as a mechanic at the Farmacy between Medford and Stetsonville. Also for the past 12 years he and Gen Thomas owned and operated TNT Antiques in Abbotsford, Wis.
He was a life member of the National Rifle Association and a former National Guard member for several years in the late 1950's.
Surviving are two daughters, Laurie (Harry) Fox of Abbotsford and Corrine "Corky" (special friend Tom) Thorson of Florida; two sons, Joseph (Ann) Thorson of Anniston, Ala., and Jeffrey (Theresa) Thorson of Curtiss; six grandchildren, three sisters, Thelma (Don) Euclide of Medford, Alice Mae Raether of Stanley and Violet (Herbert) Taylor of the state of Oregon; and a brother, Don (Vera) Thorson of Withee. He is further survived by special friends Deril Sr. and Gen Thomas of Medford, with whom he made his home the past 15 years, and their children.
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