Glenn Thorson “Pops” Thomas

It is with deep sorrow that the family of Thomas Glenn Thorson announces his passing on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook at 91 years of age.

Tom was born on March 17, 1921 in Kingman, Alberta and raised in Okotoks, Alberta. He served in the RCAF during WWII. He worked for Calgary Power as a linesman and then on electric systems at City Of Calgary until he retired. Three years before he passed away, Tom moved to Invermere, British Columbia to live closer to his family.

Tom is survived by his sons Robert and Donald, daughters Marian (Laurie Curson), Elaine (Scott Wallace) and Jean (Mike Simons), 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and his sister-in-law Evelyn Thorson. He was predeceased by his wife Helen, brother Arne and sister Inez.

At Tom’s request, there will be no funeral service. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in his honour may do so to the Stars Foundation, 1441 – Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 9Z9.

Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.

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