Clifford M. Thornton, 77 passed away at the home of his son in Horicon, Wisconsin on March 22, 2017. Clifford was born May 24, 1939 in Waukegan and had been a lifelong resident of Waukegan and Gurnee for most of his life except for a 15 year period when he lived in Walls, Mississippi. He had served in the US Air force, had been active in the Waukegan Lions Club, Waukegan Moose Lodge #706, was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, was an avid fisherman and loved to travel. He was a retired Sheet Metal Mechanic for Midwest Furnace Co., in Waukegan.
Survivors include his son Ed (Christine) Thornton of Horicon, Wisconsin, one daughter Annette (Walter) Gorczowski of Homer Glen, IL, one sister Pat Passer of Richmond, Texas and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis in 2002 and one brother Guy Thornton in 2012.
Friends may visit with the family from 10am Monday, March 27, 2017 until time of service at Warren Funeral Home, 1475 North Cemetery Road, Gurnee. Funeral service will take place at 11am with entombment to follow at Warren Cemetery with military honors.
Donations may be made in his memory to Agnesian Hospice Foundation, 430 East Division St., Fon du Lac, Wisconsin 54935
Monday, March 27th, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am, Warren Funeral Home
Monday, March 27th, 2017 11:00am, Warren Funeral Home
Warren Cemetery & Mausoleum