White hat! Levi Berg Thorup was born on February 3, 1909, in Utah, his father, Johannes, was 52 and his mother, Hansine, was 41. He married Florence Bertha Burgess on September 4, 1936, in Salt Lake, Utah. They had two children during their marriage. He died on July 14, 2001, in Paradise, California, at the age of 92.