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Helen C. Thornburg




Born: January 11, 1929
Death: November 23, 2012

Helen C. Thornburg, age 83, of Grandville, peacefully went to be with the Lord, Friday, November 23, 2012. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Harry; infant daughter; son, Arville Lee Thornburg, Jr.; grandsons, Freddie and Joseph Oesch; granddaughter, Angela Thornburg. She is survived by her children, Leah (Gary) Monroe, Janet (Russ) Pickens-Meyers, Allen (Carol) Thornburg, Donna (Fred) Oesch, Lois (Les) Staunton, Harry Thornburg; daughter-in-law, Mary Thornburg-Osborn; brother, Richard (Santa) Potts; sisters, Eunice and Betty Swoger and Lucille Kirk; 28 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, 11:00 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church, 7159 Wingeier Road, Alto. Mr. Ted Steffen officiating. Interment will be in the Bowne Mennonite Cemetery, Alto. Visitation will be held Sunday, 2-6 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall, 7700 Wingeier Road. Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church.

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