Glen Milton Thorne, 91, of Lancaster, KS died Monday, January 28th, 2019 at his farm home that he was born and raised in.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev Jim Cormode officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on Saturday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Croix Hospice or the Pardee Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Glen was born on Oct. 13, 1927 in Farmington, KS the son of Henry G. and Eliza (Bailey) Thorne. He graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1945. He worked as a farmer and raised livestock all his life and was partial to Allis-Chalmers tractors. He was a member of the Farmington Christian Church, where he served as Secretary/Treasurer and a Deacon for many years. Glen also served as Secretary/Treasurer for the Pardee Cemetery Board. He was a member of the Jackson-Farmers CO-OP. Glen enjoyed playing baseball with his brothers, watching the KC Royals Baseball and sports on the television.
He was married to Patricia Morrow on Oct. 16, 1960. Mrs. Thorne survives of the home. Additional survivors include three daughters, Linda (Steve) Koch, Topeka, KS, Cheryl (Henry) Jones, Atchison, KS and Diane (Don) Hanzel, Kansas City, MO, nine grandchildren; Stephanie and Austin Koch, Julie and Elizabeth Jones, Dustin, Brooke, Tyler, Haley and Derek Richardson, and four great grandchildren. His parents, six brothers, and four sisters preceded him in death.