Obit: Thorne, Harriet Lucille (1925 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Amacher, Baxter, Beisner, Darnell, Hamme, Hemminger, Jossart, Pritzl Reinking, Spence, Thorne

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 1/15/2015

Thorne, Harriet Lucille (Hemminger) (20 SEP 1925 - 8 JAN 2015)

Harriet Lucille Thorne, age 89, of Owen, died Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen. Rev. Nancy Amacher will officiate. A visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Harriet was born September 20, 1925 the daughter of John and Marion (Hamme) Hemminger in Withee, Wisconsin. She was united in marriage to Donald Thorne on October 20, 1946 in Owen, Wisconsin. Harriet was a devoted wife to her husband of 68 years and a homemaker. She loved to bake.

Her specialty was cream puffs and pies (apple and cherry).

Harriet loved the outdoors; everything from gardening to picking up sticks. She loved to use her corn knife to cut down brush to spy on her kids. When she wasn't outside she was inside writing letters to her state representatives, where she always received hand written reply's back.

Harriet is survived by her husband, Donald; three children: Jerrold (Diana) Thorne, Aaron (Kay) Thorne, and Arlyn (Holly) Thorne; grandchildren: Eric Thorne, Sarah Thorne, Adam Thorne, Amy Thorne, Stacey Thorne, Mike Darnell, Anna Darnell, Allen (Kayla) Thorne, David Thorne, Doug Spence, Stacy Jossart, Jay Pritzl (Heidi), and Kristopher Reinking; Great-Grandchildren: Mason, Savannah, Ryan, Rachel, Katelyn, Jacob, Charles, Noel, Olivia, Alyssa and Trenton.

She is preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Florence Baxter, Adelle Baxter and Dorothy Beisner and a brother, Earl.

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