Gary L. Thoreson, age 70, and Chloe A. Thoreson, age 66, both of rural South Wayne, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at their home. Gary grew up in rural South Wayne on the family farm, the son of Orville A. and Odelia P. (Larson) Thoreson. Chloe grew up in Monona, the daughter of Martin and Theresa (Brey) Shimniok. Private funeral services were held for family and friends on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Wiota Lutheran Church, 6682 State Road 78 in rural South Wayne with Rev. Luke S. Smetters officiating. Burial was in East Wiota Cemetery in rural South Wayne. A private visitation was held for family and friends on Friday, May 3, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Wiota Lutheran Church. Full obituary in the May 9, 2013 issue of the Republican Journal.