Thon, Richard Louis a 37 year resident of Torrance , passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2002 in Torrance. Born in Hammond, Indiana, Richard was 75. He retired from ARCO after 24 years of service and then worked for Pacific Chemical Distribution for an additional 14 years. He was active at Immanuel Lutheran Church for over 35 years. He is survived by Wife, Margaret Thon of Torrance, CA, Son, Gary (Mary) Thon of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Kathleen Thon of San Francisco, CA, Sister, Shirley (Cecil) Webb of Marion, IL, Brother, Willis (Ruth) Thon of Hurst, TX, Grandson, Jefferey Thon of Redondo Beach, CA, and Granddaughter, Monica Thon of Redondo Beach, CA. Visitation will be held Friday, April 5, 2002 from 5:00 to 8:00 at White & Day Colonial Mortuary. Service will be held Saturday, April 6, 2002 at 11:00 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Redondo Beach with internment following at Green Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church/Green Thumb Fund or American Heart Association.

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  1. Dear Mrs.Thon, I\’m very sorry to hear about Mr.Thon. I have never forgotten the Christmas that I spent with you and Mr.Thon in 1995. It was a wonderful family Christmas for me. Please let me know if there is anything you need. Don\’t worry about Kat, we will take care of her for you.

  2. Dear Marge, I am so very sorry to hear that you have lost your dear husband. I know you have had a few years together since retirement and hope you were able to enjoy that time together to its fullest. Tuesday I thought of you all day wondering how you were doing and thinking I should phone you or at least drop you a note since so much time has passed since we last saw each other or spoke. I didn\’t phone nor get a note written and now to write you two days later to express my deepest condolences saddens me greatly. My prayers and thoughts are with you and the rest of your family. With much love, Donna McCommon

  3. Our favorite uncle will be very much missed. There was still a lot of cribbage left to play. He still reigns as the cribbage king -unbeatable!

  4. Aunt Marge We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Uncle Dick. You & He will be in our prayers. Please pass along our condolences to your family. The families of: John & Frosty Thon

  5. Marge — My thoughts and prayers are with you. I\’m sorry I never got to meet Dick, but I got a sense of the wonderful marriage you shared. Love — Marjorie

  6. We are so sorry. We feel like we have lost a very dear friend. You and your family will be in our prayers.

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