Leroy Thoreson

SANTA NELLA, Calif. – Services were held Feb. 3 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella, for Leroy Thoreson, 81, Dos Palos, Calif., who died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in a San Jose hospital.

He was born Jan. 26, 1931, to Anders and Easter Thoreson, in Minot. He served in the Air Force as a member of the Thunderbirds.

Survivors: sons, Rick and Troy; one granddaughter; brothers, Duane, Donald and Gary; sisters, Barbara Langford and Nancy Miller.