Obituary: Irene Thorn
Irene Thorn, age 90 of Sugar Camp, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Milestone Senior Living in Eagle River with her family at her side. Irene was born June 16, 1929, in Sugar Camp to Joseph and Katherine (Furtak) Kliss.
Irene is survived by daughters, Cynthia (Barry) Wallis of Sugar Camp, and Mary Thorn of Watersmeet, Mich.; sons, Joseph (Elaine) Thorn and James Thorn, both of Sugar Camp; daughter-in-law, Nancy Thorn of Sugar Camp; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar; son, Kenneth; sisters, Anne Stefonek, Florence Conklin, Helen Welch-Berquist, Genevieve Stefonik; and brother, William Kliss.
Visitation for Irene will be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, with a Rosary Service at 7 p.m., at the Carlson Funeral Home in Rhinelander. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m., with visitation 10-11 a.m., all at St. Kunegunda Catholic Church in Sugar Camp with Fr. Bala Reddy Allam and Deacon Al Goodrich officiating; interment will follow in the St. Kunegunda Catholic Cemetery. (Carlson Funeral Home)