Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Ray Thorington


   Ray Orland Thoringotn, 42, of Sage Township, died in the Gladwin Hospital Sunday from injuries received in a tractor accident Saturday. Born in Grout Township on March 18, 1924, he had spent his lifetime in Gladwin County. Mr. Thorington was employed as a boilmaker at Dow Chemical Co. and was a veteran of World War II. He was married to the former Mary Guinther in Mt. Morris on Feb. 25, 1950.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, William, David and Thomas, all at home; one daughter, Janet, at home; his father, Orland, of Gladwin; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Hale of Harrison, Mrs. Ruth Pyke and Mrs. Patty Powers, of Gladwin; one brother, Maurice, of Chicago.

   Rites were held today (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home. The Rev. Merlyn Rensberry officiated and burial was in Highland Cemetery.

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Death Date
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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI S. Sgt. 38 Air Depot. GPAAF WWII
Publication Information
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Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:3
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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