|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1917|
|Death: ||Sep. 15, 2011|
Salt Lake County
Patra M. Thorson Walker passed away at her home in Draper, surrounded by her daughters, on September 15, 2011.
She was born in Aurora, Utah on October 8, 1917 to Joseph Thorson and Sarah May Curtis. She was the second of twelve children.
She married Lorus H. Walker on June 18, 1940 (later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple). They resided in the home they built in Union, Utah for sixty-two years, where they raised their four children.
Later in life, Patra and Lorus enjoyed traveling together. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and had a special love of family and her cat, Trixie.
Patra is survived by her children, Kay (Nancy), Linda (Howard), Sandra (Pam), and Jerry (Michele); four grandchildren, Matthew, Ashley, Aaron, and Ian; six great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph; sisters, Myrna, Nona, Myrt, and Gail. Preceded in death by her husband, Lorus; grandson, Andrew Walker; brothers, Ralph, Grant, and Robert; sisters, Joyce, Karna, and Iona.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Mountain View Memorial Estates Mortuary (3115 East Bengal Boulevard (7800 South)). There will be a viewing held one hour prior to the services.
Interment at Mountain View Memorial Estates Cemetery.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune from September 18 to September 19, 2011.
Joseph Thorson (1886 - 1954)
Sarah May McFayden Curtis Thorson (1896 - 1972)
Lorus Hughes Walker (1916 - 2003)
Myrna May Thorson Brooksby (1916 - 2015)*
Patra May Thorson Walker (1917 - 2011)
Joseph Oscar Thorson (1921 - 2011)*
Myrtle Thorson Lassen (1922 - 2013)*
Ralph Campbell Thorson (1927 - 2009)*
Gail Thorson Kochevar (1934 - 2015)*
Grant Thorson (1934 - 1989)*
Robert Cecil Thorson (1938 - 1995)*
Mountain View Memorial Estates Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76673515
To my beautiful Patra, thanks for allowing me to be part of your life. Those nights I stayed with you will always be dear to my heart .Love,LonnetteC|
Added: Feb. 26, 2012
Ryan D. Curtis
Added: Sep. 18, 2011