ROBERT W. THOREN, 90 ROCKFORD - Robert W. Thoren, 90, of Rockford, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in Presence Cor Mariae Center. Born April 3, 1924, in Rockford, the son of John and Ellen (Senob) Thoren. Robert served in the United States Army during World War II as a Hospital Corpsman. He married Lucille Farr on Nov. 11, 1950, in Loves Park; they were married for 62 years when she passed away. Robert was employed as a machinist at Rockford Drill Head. He is survived by his son, Gary of Rockford; daughter, Debra Thoren Roth of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Brian and Erik Thoren, Calley (Eric Cook) Roth Cook and Kellen Roth; great-grandson, Sage Robert Cook; son-in-law, Marshall Roth; daughter-in-law, Melody Thoren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers, Hilmer, Clifford, Carl, and Maynard; sisters, Jennie Pedersen, Myrtle Williams, Mildred Anderson, Gladys Thoren and Elaine Cottrell. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May, 12, 2014, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., Rockford, with Pastor Dan Herman. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family. To share a memory or online condolence, visit olsonfh.com.
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1001 SECOND AVE
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 10 to May 11, 2014