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John Thorson
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John William
1931 - 2017
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Obituary for John William Thorson

John William Thorson passed away at Summit Pacific Medical Center late Friday, December 29th, 2017. He was 86. John was born in Los Angeles, California on January 3rd, 1931 to parents John Dewey and Maude Thorson (Sherriffs). He attended Franklin High School in Los Angeles. John married Dorothy Lee Starks on September 4th, 1953. He held many jobs during his life, including working for USCG, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Simpson Timber, and Grays Harbor PUD. He retired from the PUD in January of 1994. John enjoyed membership with the Wynooche Masonic Lodge, fishing, and was an honored veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.
John is survived by his wife Dorothy; his sons Stephen of Portland, OR and Thomas of McCleary, WA; his daughters Susan of Montesano, WA and Lorraine of Forest City, NC; his brother Charles of Fresno, CA; as well as 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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