Julius “Ed” Thorp

Julius “Ed” Thorp

Julius “Ed” Thorp, age 92, of North Branch, and formerly of Forest Lake, passed away June 17, 2012.

He was preceded in death by wife, Doris in 2005; his parents, Carl and Marie and 12 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by children, Janet (Donald Naples) Thorp, Barbara (Raymond) Quigley, Richard (Margaret) Thorp, Lynn (Mark) Brunner, Valerie (Doug Gray) Thorp, Aletta (Steven Hansmann) Thorp and David (Connie) Thorp; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Warren Solem; and nieces and nephews.

Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 21 at Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 Centennial Dr. SW, Forest Lake.

Funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday, June 22 at Salem Lutheran Church of Oxford, 26950 Furman St. NE, North Branch with visitation 1 hour prior to service.  Interment Salem Lutheran Cemetery.

Roberts Family Funeral Home, 651-464-4422, www.RobertsFamilyFH.com.

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