Elies Thornquest - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

December 16, 1934 - January 27, 2013

Elies A. Thornquest, age 78, of Minneapolis.  She loved a good mystery, both on TV and in a book, baking treats, watching movies, enjoyed getting together with family and friends, playing cards, and walking barefoot on the beach.  Preceded in death by her husband, John D. Thornquest, who died in 1968 and her special friend, Dennis McDaniels.  Survived by her children, Ara (Bill) Powers, Julia Ginther and Thomas (Stacy Hurst) Thornquest; grandchildren, Danielle Schubert, Kristen Schubert, Alison Ginther, Austin Ginther and Owen Thornquest; brothers, Pete (Aurel) Peterson and Thomas Peterson, as well as many other relatives and friends.

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