Jan. 15, 1931-Jan. 15, 2014
ELKHART — Douglas Thornton, 83, died Wednesday.
He married Katherine Mavroganes Sept. 24, 1955. She survives.
Also surviving are three children, Janet (Craig) Bennett, South Bend, Carol (Steve) Dierckes, Carmel, and Christopher (Julie) Thornton, South Bend.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, with a memorial service immediately following.
Entombment with military honors will take place at a later date at Rice Cemetery, Elkhart.