Dale L. Thornborough

Dale L. Thornborough

Dale L. Thornborough, age 79, died October 2, 2012 at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

He was born on February 17, 1933 to Leslie and Irene (Vanderventer) Thornborough in Waukegan, IL.

Dale graduated from Georgia Tech. with a chemical engineering degree. He served as an officer in the Korean War, and then co-founded Thorson Chemical Company in New York, which he ran until his retirement.

Dale loved to travel. Some of the places he called home included Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dallas, TX, and Vancouver, Canada before settling in Seattle, WA.

Survivors include his sister, Delores Nordmark of Waukegan, IL, nephew, Gary (Kim) Nordmark of Grayslake, IL, and nieces Jill (Rick) Barbieri of Lake Bluff, IL and Suzanne Nordmark of Gurnee, IL.

Visitation will occur from 10-11:00am on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N. Cemetery Rd., Gurnee, IL and will be followed by a short memorial service. Burial service will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL.

Published in The Seattle Times from Oct. 5 to Oct. 8, 2012