Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Orland Thorington


   Orland F. Thorington, 79, died Saturday, December 29, at 129 Tonkin St., Beaverton, following an illness of a month. Born November 27, 1894, the son of John and Agnes Welch Thorington, he had been a lifetime resident of Gladwin County living in Sage Township. He was a farmer until retirement. The past 2 years he lived in Beaverton. Mr. Thorington and the former Irma Willford were married February 15, 1919, and she preceded him in death May 16, 1963. He was a veteran of World War I.

   Survivors are 3 daughters, Mrs. Alice Hale of Harrison, Mrs. Ruth Pyke of Gladwin, and Mrs. Patty Powers of Mt. Pleasant; a son, Maurice of Chicago; a brother John of Gladwin; and a sister, Mrs. Lora Lange of Florida; 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Services were held Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin, with the Rev. Arthur Munger officiating, and burial was in Highland Cemetery.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Pvt. US Army WWI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:6
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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