Nellie Louise (Thorne) Thorne

Born: Thu., Feb. 13, 1941
Died: Mon., Apr. 9, 2012


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 13, 2012
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 13, 2012
Location: Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Apr. 14, 2012
Location: Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo

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BUTLER — Nellie Louise Thorne, 71, of Butler died Monday, April 9, 2012, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Ms. Thorne spent most of her life caring for the elderly in a home health care setting.

She was born February 13, 1941, in Paris, Tennessee, to Milton and Lillie Bell (Bennett ) Thorne.

Surviving are three sisters, Caroline Cannady of Butler, Marilyn Vittonel of Auburn, and Laverne Higsby of Butler; three brothers, Reuben Thorne of Butler, John Thorne of Butler and Dallas Thorne of Benton, Ky,; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Ramona and Craig Zahner of Garrett, Gale Ward of Butler, Joanne Badman of Butler and Leisha and Scott Badman of St. Joe; two sons, Clifford Mooneyhan of Garrett and Valance of Fort Wayne; her companion, Henry Black of Butler; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Robert Thorne; and one great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 S. Wayne St., Waterloo, with Pastor Dale Rabineau officiating. Burial will be in Butler Cemetery in Butler.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are to the Feller and Clark Funeral Home to help with final expenses.

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Betty Holmes
   Posted Thu April 12, 2012
Very sad indeed. Sympathies to all of the families. I will miss Louise very much as she was a good friend of mine. No longer hurting. She has been called home.

Vickie Lehner
   Posted Fri April 13, 2012
Gale, so sorry to hear about Louise, I've always liked and enjoyed working with her. My thoughts and prayers go out to your hole family. She was a good woman and will be missed.

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