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Joel Thornton

September 21, 1981 — May 29, 2021

Joel Thornton, 39, of Cheyenne passed away May 29, 2021 in Cheyenne.

He was born September 21, 1981 in Cheyenne to Susan and Jay Thornton.  He was a chef, he was an avid guitar player, a creative writer and had a deep belief of the afterlife.

Joel is survived by his mother, Susan Thornton of Cheyenne; father, Jay  Thornton (Delma Lozano) of Cheyenne; daughter, Mallauri Thornton of Texas; siblings, Leroy Lozano and Leslie Lozano; and seven aunts and uncles and numerous cousins in the Thorne family.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jonah and Sean Thornton.

A celebration of life will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.   A private interment will be held at a  later date.

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home and condolences may be offered at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home

2222 Russell Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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