Milton E. Thorpe

Milton Everette Thorpe, age 90, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Milton was born June 20, 1922 in Orson, Iowa to Leslie and Eloise (Booth) Thorpe. He attended school in Orson, Iowa after school he joined the military and served our country during WWII. Milton married Wanda Sisley, November 11, 1943 in Missouri Valley, Iowa. He worked for Fruehoff trucking for thirty one years in the parts department. Milton enjoyed fishing; make dream catchers and playing Santa Claus. Milton is preceded in death by his parents, son: Larry Gene, brother; Herbert D., half-sister Joanie. Survivors include his wife: Wanda Thorpe of Missouri Valley, Iowa; sons: Garry Thorpe and wife Barbara of Omaha, Nebraska; Randy Thorpe of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Craig Thorpe and wife Diane of Missouri Valley, Iowa; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, half-sisters; Thelma, Phyllis, and Charlotte. Visitation with the family will be held from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. In Loving Memory Of Milton Everette Thorpe Born June 20, 1922 Orson, Iowa Entered Into Rest February 25, 2013 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Services 1:00p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013 Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Elder Kathy Ellithorpe Selections “Amazing Grace” “How Great Thou Art” “Aloha” “I Will Comfort You” Casket Bearers Mark May Winston Warman Michael Thorpe Scott Thorpe Marc Willis Miguel Santos Final Resting Place Rose Hill Memorial Garden Missouri Valley, Iowa Military Honors will be conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley.

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