Gerald J. “Jerry” Thorburn, 75, of Brookfield, died on Feb. 9, 2017 at LaGrange Memorial Hospital.  

Mr. Thorburn was a purchasing agent at Full Line Fasteners for 25 years, an usher at St. Barbara Church, member of Knights of Columbus’ John Farrell Council #4200 and past Grand Knight of Cardinal Council #1595. He enjoyed bowling and was an avid fan of all Chicago sports teams.  

He is survived by his wife, Ellen J. Thorburn (nee Drinan); his sons, Patrick (Kathy) and Jim (Lynn) Thorburn; his grandchildren, Lisa McCoy and Tyler Netzel; and his brother, Patrick (Gerri) Thorburn.  

The family appreciates memorials to either the St. Barbara Food Pantry, 4008 Prairie Ave., Brookfield, 60513 or the Scatter Kindness Fund, c/o Hinsdale Hospital Foundation, 120 N. Oak St., Hinsdale, 60521.  

Services have been held, burial was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.  

 Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.