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Glenn Norman Thorne
July 6, 1935 ~ August 25, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Glenn Thorne, an 88 year old Trenton resident passed away at 12:46 p.m., Friday, August 25, 2023 at Sunnyview Nursing home in Trenton.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. A visitation is scheduled from 10 until service time. After the services he is to be cremated with inurnment at a later date in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. Memorial donations are suggested to Three Rivers Hospice and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Glenn Norman Thorne was born July 6, 1935 in Chariton, IA to Walter Edward and Sarah Louise (McCoy) Thorne. He graduated from Chariton High School. On December21, 1957 he was united in marriage to Loretta Wright. He was remarried on October 17, 1975 to Tyra Ann (Cole) Hoyt in Trenton. Glenn began his railroad career with the Burlington Northern Railroad then went to work for the Rock Island Railroad. After their bankruptcy he worked for Chicago Northwestern finishing with a 42 years with Union Pacific. Glenn was an avid outdoorsman and was always ready and willing to go fishing anywhere and anytime.
He is survived by his wife Tyra of the home, sons Steve Thorne and wife Alta of Trenton, Curt Thorne and wife Brenda of Trenton, step children Becky Chumbley and husband Scott of Rogersville, MO, Beth McDaniel and husband Brian of Kansas City, MO, and Jeni Hoyt of Trenton, sisters Carolyn McFarland of and Joyce Polo, grandchildren Natalie Brunner, Heidi Thorne, Brandy Maynard, Dereck Thorne, Ben McDaniel, Brady McDaniel, Emma Hoyt-Lowrey, Sam Gibson, and Lauryn Chumbley, and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Frank, William and Richard “Butch” Thorne, a sister Virginia Etter, and a grandson Brice McDaniel.