Thorne, Michael . “Mike”

Michael E. “Mike” Thorne, 71, of Clovis died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.

He was born March 17, 1934, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Robert T. and Lois Vance Lamb. He was a respiratory therapist and former member of the Eagles, Odd Fellows and Kiwanis. He married Shirlee Jean Mitchell on Sept. 14, 1957, in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was preceded by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Thorne; daughters, Caroline Sue and Melissa Foster of Tucumcari; son, Clayton Thorne of Minnesota; brother, Roger Lamb of California; and sister, Betty DeAnn Lamb of California.

Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.