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Robert L. Thornton

May 12, 1949 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Robert L. Thornton, 74 of Aurora, passed away at his home February 8, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. He proudly served in the United States Marines Corps from 1968 to 1972, achieving the rank of Sergeant. Bob was employed as a Maintenance Technician at Mercy Medical Center in Aurora for over 32 1/2 years. He enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, playing military video games on the playstation, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Bob was a lifetime member of Am Vets and the Marine Corps League. He also enjoyed watching the Cubs and Bears. Bob is survived by his wife of 30 years Linda, 4 sons; Scott (Laura), Steven, Ronald (Kristin) Jude, and Bradley (April) Jude. 16 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren along with a sister Patricia (the late Tom) Becker and a brother William. Bob is preceded in death by his parents. On behalf of the family, just a heartfelt thanks to Vitas Hospice for their compassion and care for Bob during his time of need. Services for Bob will be announced at a future date.  For information and guestbook visit www.dieterlememorialhome.com 630-897-1196


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