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Linus Francis Thornsen

July 31, 1927 December 25, 2018
Linus Francis Thornsen
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Obituary for Linus Francis Thornsen

MADISON-Linus Francis Thornsen, age 91, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on July 31, 1927, in Kendall, Wis., the son of Benjamin and Mary (Cassidy) Thornsen. Linus graduated from high school in Wilton, Wis. He was united in marriage to Ruth Thornsen on June 12, 1950. Linus served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and worked at Oscar Meyer. Linus is survived by his son, Jamye (Lou) Thornsen; grandchildren, Shayne Thornsen, Travys Thornsen, Ryne Thornsen and Katrina Thornsen; great-grandchildren, Jamye and Benjamyn Thornsen; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth; and son, Jesse Thornsen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. DENNIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 505 Dempsey Rd., Madison at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, with Father Allam presiding. A private burial will be held at Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

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Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
608-221-5420


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

9:00 AM 12/27/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12/27/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)

505 Dempsey Rd.
Madison, WI

St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)
505 Dempsey Rd. Madison WI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

27

Dec

10:30 AM 12/27/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)

505 Dempsey Rd.
Madison, WI

St. Dennis Catholic Church (Madison)
505 Dempsey Rd. Madison WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

3054 County Road Bb
Madison, WI

3054 County Road Bb Madison WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Agrace HospiceCare

5395 E. Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg, WI 53711
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