William F. Thoreen 1919-1944
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 7/6/2021 at 19:56:21
Cpl. William F. Thoreen
The body of Cpl. William F. Thoreen, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. William G. Thoreen, 800 North Fifteenth street, will arrive Saturday afternoon for burial.
He was killed in action at Anzio in 1944.
Other survivors include two brothers, Elmer Thoreen and Harry Thoreen, both of Omaha; a sister, Mrs. Beryl Boyer, of Kalamazoo, Mich., and a grandfather, O. M. Gilroy, of Council Bluffs. The body will lie in state at the Cutler funeral home.
Burial will be in Graceland Park Cemetery, Omaha.
Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Thursday, July 22, 1948, pg. 15
THOREEN, Cpl. William F., age 24, 800 North 15th street, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Died March 28, 1944, Italy.
Funeral services Monday, 2 p.m. Cutler chapel, Homer Caskey officiating. Burial Graceland Park cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska. Military services to be held at the grave.
Cutler funeral home in charge.
Source: Council Bluffs, Iowa Nonpareil, July 25, 1948, p. 27
Buried: Graceland Park Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska
William F. Thoreen
CPL 171 FLD ARTY BN
45 INF DIV
WORLD WAR II
Nov. 30, 1919 - March 28, 1944
KIA -- Anzio Beachhead Italy
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