Obit: Thorson, Mrs. Alvin (1876 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Thorson, Fanner
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 27, 1958
Thorson, Mrs. Alvin (24 September 1876
Funeral services were conducted at 2
o’clock Monday afternoon for Mrs. Alvin Thorson, 82, from
Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Longwood. The Rev. J. L. Fanner
officiated. Burial was made at Riverside Cemetery. Her six
sons served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Thorson was born at Winchester
September 24, 1876, and was married to Alvin Thorson on January 20,
1894. They lived in Winchester until 1903, when they settled
on their farm southwest of Withee. In 1934 they moved to
Withee, and a few years later moved to Owen, where they had since
Mrs. Thorson is survived by her husband and six sons: Roy of Marshfield, Harry of Withee, Orville of Minneapolis, Edward of Chippewa Falls, Alvin, Jr., of Fond du Lac, and Gordon of Owen. Several grandchildren, and four brothers also survive.
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