TERRANCE M. “TERRY” THORNTON
D. December 22, 1967 in Libertyville, Lake County, IL
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- Father: William Murray “Bill” Thornton born 1928; married Edith Kiel on November 15, 1952 in Cook County, IL; William died January 26, 2004 in Memphis, Shelby County, TN (See section pertaining to William Murray “Bill” Thornton buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
- Mother: Edith Rita “Eadie” (Coffill) (Kiel) Thornton born March 17, 1929 in Chicago, Cook County, IL, daughter of Albert Ellsworth Coffill (1890-1943) and Lillian G. “Lillie” (Hildebrand) Coffill (1895-1939); Edith married (1) Glenn D. Kiel on May 1, 1948 in Cook County, IL; married (2) William Murray “Bill” Thornton on November 15, 1952 in Cook County, IL; Edith died November 18, 2007 in Prairie du Sac, Sauk County, WI (See section pertaining to Edith Rita “Eadie” (Coffill) (Kiel) Thorton buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Saturday, December 23, 1967, page 30:
“A Round Lake Beach youth was killed yesterday when his car was struck by another car after the driver lost control on a curve in Milwaukee avenue, a half mile south of Buckley road, Libertyville.
Terrance M. Thornton, 19, a laborer, was northbound. A car driven by Mrs. Dorothy Thomas, 35, of 314 S. Milwaukee av., Libertyville, was southbound, according to Police Chief Edward Knigge of Libertyville. Mrs. Thoma’s (sci) car crossed over a cement median strip, striking Thornton’s care on the left front.
Driver Is Charged
Mrs. Thomas was charged with driving in the wrong lane. She was in Condell Memorial hospital in satisfactory condition with facial and leg cuts.”