Thornton, Michael G., Passed away on December 1, 2016 at the age of 61. Loving husband of Trish Thornton; devoted father of Michael Thornton, Sean Madden, Christine Madden, and Lisa Madden; dear brother of Danny (Patricia) Thornton, Mary (Jerry) Paule, Larry (Linda) Thornton, Jimmy (Jackie) Thornton, Bobby Thornton, Shawn (Kathy) Thornton, Bryan (Donna) Thornton, and Bridgett Haniford; Grandfather of Mia Madden. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Geraldine Thornton.
Michael Glen Thornton was born on February 9, 1955, the fourth of nine children, to Ralph and Geraldine Thornton in St. Louis, MO. He grew up in Normandy, MO. Michael was athletic and especially enjoyed soccer. In 1974, he was selected as a Missouri All- State Soccer Player. Michael never let life’s obstacles get in his way and lived life to the fullest. He never knew a stranger – and loved to talk. He loved spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, papa, brother, brother-in-law, nephew, cousin, uncle and friend. His biggest joy was his granddaughter, Mia.
Michael went to his heavenly home on December 1, 2016 and will be missed immensely by all who loved him.
Services: The Hutchens- Stygar Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for Michael’s family. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Hutchens-Stygar Funeral Home, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St. Charles MO. 63304.
Funeral Service will be conducted 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Hutchens – Stygar Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St. Charles MO. 63304.
Interment will take place at St. Philippine Cimetiere , 4057 Towers Rd, St. Charles
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to https://www.npcf.us/donate/ National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Monday, December 5, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm -