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Idaho State Journal, 10/20/01
ST. CHARLES — LaNore Thornock Pugmire passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, at the Bear
Lake Memorial Hospital in Montpelier. She was born Jan. 3, 1922, in Paris, Idaho, to
Milton Thomas and Mary Magdalene Strobelt Thornock. She was the oldest of six children.
The family lived in Geneva and Raymond, Idaho, until 1929, when they moved to Bloomington,
LaNore married James McKay Pugmire on Oct. 31, 1941, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.
They lived in Dingle, Idaho, until 1948, when they moved to St. Charles. They were blessed
with four children. She was looking forward with great anticipation to the family
gathering to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 31.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and had
served in many callings throughout her life. She served in the Mutual presidency, teacher
and secretary in the Sunday school, Primary and Relief Society and Relief Society
president, and visiting teacher. She and her husband also served as temple ordinance
workers in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple for several years.
LaNore is survived by four children, Linda and George Naegle of Buckeye, Arizona, McKay
and Lurlene Pugmire of Jacksonville, Florida, Keith and Julie Pugmire of South Jordan,
Utah, Barbara and Gary Flaherty of North Logan, Utah; one foster daughter, Greta Conoca;
24 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; five brothers and sisters, Paul (Arlene)
Thornock of Las Vegas, Nevada, Janet (Louis) Hammer, Guy (Joy) Thornock, Gay (Jay) Jensen,
all of Ogden, Utah and Cheryl (Jim) Wilcox of Grand Junction, Colorado. She was preceded
in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 22 at noon in the St. Charles LDS Ward Chapel,
where friends may call that morning from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m., and burial will be in
the St. Charles Cemetery, with services under the direction of Matthews Mortuary of