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Ted Thorn

April 21, 1946 November 24, 2018
Ted Thorn
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Obituary for Ted Thorn

Ted Thorn, 72, of Iowa City, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

A Celebration of Life is being planned for spring 2019. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Warsaw, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity of Knox County, IL or your local Habitat for Humanity.

Ted was born on April 21, 1946 in Fort Madison, IA, the son of Edward Charles Thorn Jr. and Doris Maloney. He was united in marriage to Alice Faught on May 27, 1967 in Fort Madison, IA. Ted worked for 39 years in the Athletic Department at The University of Iowa. Ted enjoyed cooking, fishing, hunting, wood carving and collecting cast iron.

Ted is survived by his wife of 51 years, Alice Thorn of Iowa City; two daughters, Judy Thorn (Kevin Satisky) and Emily Carlson (Kevin), both of Galesburg; three grandchildren, Samuel Satisky, William and Audrey Carlson; two sisters, Peggy Lawlor (Dan) of Florida and Melissa Reuther of Iowa; an aunt, Maureen Maloney and her two sons, Tom and Mike Maloney.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents, and Uncle, James Maloney.


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Habitat for Humanity Knox County IL

156 N Seminary St
Galesburg, IL 61401

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity

2401 Scott Boulevard SE
Iowa City, IA 52240
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