Gladys R. Thorne

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 23, 1999 for Gladys R. Thorne, age 88, of Westview Acres, Waconia, formerly of Howard Lake, Minn.

She died Sunday, June 20, 1999 at Good Samaritan Center in Waconia, Minn.

She was born Jan. 26, 1911 at Princeton, Minn., the daughter of Fred and Minnie (Erickson) Peterson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith.

On Oct. 25, 1930 she married Edwin J. Thorne at Methodist Church Parsonage in Minneapolis.

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin J. Thorne, sons James and Gerald, and parents Fred and Minnie Peterson.

She is survived by grandson Jere and wife Clara Thorne of Chaska, granddaughter, Jean and husband David Tollerson of Coon Rapids; great grandchildren Rosalind Thorne, Amy and Kelly Tollerson; sisters and brother-in-law, Esther Barrett of Zimmermann, Lillian Rollins of Richfield, Claudia Blackwood of Richfield, Dorothy Wohlford of California, Laura and Rollin Nelson of Lindstrom, brothers and sister-in-law, Andrew and Lillian Peterson of Faribault, Robert Peterson of Kenyon, sister-in-law, Helen Johnson of Mora, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Howard Lake officiated by the Revs. Dwight R. Chamberlain and Lisa B. Rossi.

Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery in Zimmermann.

Honorary casketbearers were Roger Hallstrom, Darrell Main, Richard Thorne, Dale Barrett, Dean Barrett, Harlan Adickes, and Milt Peterson.

A chapel service was held 7 p.m Tuesday, June 22 at the Johnson Funeral Home officiated by Paul F. Gedden.

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