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Alvin Thorsen, 83, Adair County, KY (1933-2017)

He was a heavy equipment operator. He was a native of Chicago, IL and a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of his death. His wife, Betty Thorsen, survives. He leaves 10 direct and six step living descendants.
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Alvin Thorsen, 83, of Columbia, KY, died Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY. Arrangements are private, with no public service at this time.

Alvin Thorsen, 83, Adair County, KY (1933-2017)

He was born October 1, 1933 in Chicago, ILL. He died Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 83 years, six months, and 14 days.

He was a heavy equipment operator.

Survivors are:
  • His wife: Betty Thorsen, Columbia, KY

  • Two children: Al "Duke" Thorsen; and Laura McCoy, Englewood, FL

  • Two step-children: Wayne Thornton, Lexington, KY; and Brent Thornton, Owensboro, KY

  • Two grandchildren

  • Six step grandchildren
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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