Richard “Dick” Thorne | 05/18/2024 Obituary 2024

Obituary: Richard “Dick” Thorne, Beloved Family Man and Community Leader

Obituary: Richard “Dick” Thorne, Beloved Family Man and Community Leader

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Richard “Dick” Thorne, a cherished husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and pillar of our community. Dick peacefully passed away on May 18, 2024, at the age of 78, surrounded by his loving family.

Early Life and Family

Dick was born on [Date of Birth] in [Place of Birth] to William and Gladyce Thorne. He grew up in a loving and supportive home, instilling in him the values of hard work, integrity, and compassion.

In 1965, Dick married the love of his life, Marvel. Together, they built a strong and enduring marriage that spanned nearly six decades. Their union was blessed with three wonderful children: Elisa, Timothy, and Dana.

Professional Accomplishments

Dick dedicated his professional life to [Industry]. He had a successful and fulfilling career, earning respect and admiration from colleagues and clients alike. His unwavering work ethic and commitment to excellence left a lasting impact on his professional community.

Community Involvement

Beyond his professional pursuits, Dick was deeply involved in his community. He served as [Positions Held] and dedicated countless hours to various organizations and initiatives. His passion for giving back was evident in everything he did.

Legacy and Memories

Dick’s legacy will live on in the hearts of those who knew him. He was a man of remarkable character, known for his kindness, generosity, and sense of humor. He was the patriarch of a loving family and a true friend to many.

Dick’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought immeasurable joy to his life. He loved spending time with them, sharing his stories, and creating lasting memories.

Dick’s passing leaves an immeasurable void in our lives, but his spirit will continue to inspire us. He taught us the importance of family, the value of hard work, and the power of kindness.

A Celebration of Life

A Funeral Service to honor Dick’s life will be held at Berean Baptist Church (309 County Rd 42 E, Burnsville, MN 55306) on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Acacia Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to [Charity of Choice] in Dick’s memory.