Charles Ray Henthorne
Jan 21, 1937 - Jul 2, 2014
Charles Ray Henthorne passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2014 in the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital after a one year battle with cancer. Charles was born on January 21, 1937 in Wagner, South Dakota. He is survived by his five children, Craig Henthorne (Laura) of Alaska, Carla Strombom (George) of Colorado, Curtis Henthorne of Texas, Carmen Overturf of California, Pamela Bagley (Wally) of Texas, 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers and four sisters, Jean Droppers of South Dakota, Jim Henthorne of California, JoAnne Lesley of California, Mary Vetter of Illinois, Patricia Lopez of Modesto, Clifford Smith of California. He was preceded in death by his brother Russell Henthorne.
Charles served honorably in the U. S. Navy for 5 years. He graduated from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota with a Master's degree. He taught High School mathematics for several years. In 1975 he moved to California.
Memorial Services will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella, California on August 5, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.
Published in the Modesto Bee on Aug. 3, 2014