Archive for Thursday, September 12, 2002

Howard H. Thoren

1921-2002

September 12, 2002

Graveside services for Howard H. Thoren, 80, Eudora, were Monday, Sept. 9, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mr. Thoren died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Eudora, the son of Edward H. and Etta C. (Laughlin) Thoren. He was a lifelong resident of Eudora.

Mr. Thoren was a farmer and stockman. He was a member of Eudora United Methodist Church.

He married Jane Hadl on Aug. 26, 1939, in Oskaloosa. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Laura Broers and Betty Thoren, both of Eudora; two sons, Herb Thoren and John Thoren, both of Eudora; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A grandson, Jim Hazlett, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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