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Louise Matson

Louise Thorne Matson (Thorne)

May 7th, 1933 - June 20th, 2020
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Louise Thorne Matson
Age 87 of Mpls. Died June 20, 2020. Preceded in death by parents, Rev. Charles and Helen (Rutledge) Thorne; husband Robert McAnulty; and brother Charles Thorne, Jr. Survived by husband, Wiilliam; children Helen (Steven) Emslander and Carlton (Anita) Matson; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Louise was born Sunday, May 7, 1933, in time to be announced by her father at the Presbyterian Church of Albion, IL. She grew up where her father served as pastor: Elmwood, IL, St. Louis, MO, Beaver Dam, WI, and graduated high school in South St. Paul. Louise attended Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, WI, Macalaster College and William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. In 1954 she went to Turkey with SPAN, the Student Project for Amity among Nations. In her younger days Louise was an avid knitter. Funeral service Monday, July 13th at 11 AM, Gill Brothers Southwest Chapel, 5801 Lyndale Ave. South. Interment to follow at Ft. Snelling Nat'l Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, 2277 MN-36 #200 Roseville, MN 55113.
Gill Brothers 612-861-6088
www.gillbrothers.com
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Service Details

  • Funeral service

    Monday, July 13th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, July 13th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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    Officiant
    Rev. Mark Tiede
  • Interment

    Monday, July 13th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    When
    Monday, July 13th, 2020 12:30pm
    Location
    Fort Snelling National Cemetery
    Address
    7601 34th Avenue, South
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55450
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    Notes
    Assembly area #4

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Carlton and Anita - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy and all our love,
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