Ann L. Thorn

Ann L. Thorn, 78, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:45 a.m. at Parkview Randallia Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Thorn had worked at Dana Corporation, in Andrews. She was a member of the National Affiliation of the Good Shepherd Church.

She was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Tallahassee, FL, to Robert and Elizabeth Green. She married Willard James Thorn Sr. on April 30, 1960, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 2007.

Survivors include five sons, James Thorn Jr., of San Diego, CA; Matthew Nathan (Patti) Thorn, of Glen Arm, MD; Nolan (Tiffany) Thorn, of Kokomo; Logan Zane (Korsinda) Thorn, of Huntington; and Clayton Andrew (Julie) Thorn, of Chicago, IL; four daughters, Susan Zachariasen, of Logan, UT; and Julie Ann (David) Thorn Metzler, Nina Lou (Ernie) Thorn Kiefer and Joellen Thorn, all of Huntington; 28 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel. A celebration of life ceremony for both Mr. and Mrs. Thorn will be held near Buckeye Lake, OH, over Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial gifts may be made to Parkview Randallia Hospital in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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