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 a.m. until service time. After the services he is to be cremated with inurnment at a later date in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton.
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 December 21, 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 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 and Curt Thorne and wife, Brenda, all of Trenton; step-children, Becky Chumbley and husband, Scott of Rogersville, Beth McDaniel and husband, Brian of Kansas City and Jeni Hoyt of Trenton; sisters, Carolyn McFarland and Joyce Polo; grandchildren, Natalie Brunner, Heidi Thorne, Brandy Maynard, Derek 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.
Memorial donations are suggested to Three Rivers Hospice and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.resthavenmort.com