A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, June 22 at Salem Lutheran Church of Oxford, 26950 Furman St. NE, North Branch.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, June 21 at Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 SW Centennial Drive, Forest Lake, and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church.
Interment will be at Salem Lutheran Cemetery, North Branch.
He is survived by his 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; one brother-in-law, Warren Solem; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris in 2005; parents, Carl and Marie Thorp; and 12 brothers and sisters.
Cards and memorials may be sent to the family in care of Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 SW Centennial Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025.