Thurston D. Whitney

Thurston D. Whitney was born to eternal life on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at the age of 91.

He is survived by his grandsons Mike (Stacie) Ney and Dan (Jenny) Ney, and his brothers Robert “Tony” (Alice) Whitney and Damon (Liz) Whitney, and his sister-in-law Jean (Walter) Baughman.

He is preceded in death by his wife Esther (nee Schulist) of 50 years, his daughter Kathleen (Charles) Ney, his brothers Carlton “Bruzz” (Rita) Whitney and Don Whitney, and his in-laws Edward (Florence) Schulist, Harry (Elaine) Schulist, and Margaret (Charles) Weaver. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 1001 S.  Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc.

A special thanks to the ProHealth Care Home Hospice staff for all the work they did.

Thurston served in the Navy during World War II, and memorials can be made to the Veterans Memorial Park of Oconomowoc or the Honor Flight Program and are appreciated.