Raymond H. Thorn, 59

Raymond H. Thorn, 59, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee.

He was born on Oct. 15, 1948, in Kewaskum to the late Herbert and Doris (Hoenschel) Thorn.

Ray graduated from Kewaskum High School and served in the U.S. Army. He worked at Marigold Foods for many years.

On May 12, 1981, Ray was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Freund.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; three brothers, James (Lois) Thorn of Horicon, John (Linda) Thorn of Kewaskum, and Mike (Joy) Thorn of Campbellsport; three nephews, Jeff Thorn of Mayville, Kurt Thorn of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Nick Thorn of Campbellsport; a niece, Bobbie Jo Thorn of Campbellsport; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Thorn.

A visitation in remembrance of Ray will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Washington County Humane Society or Lac Lawrann Conservancy are appreciated.

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