Ardath Elaine Thatcher
February 27, 1924 – February 4, 2021
Ardath Elaine Thatcher,
Of Jackson, MI passed away on February 4, 2021 at the age of 96. Ardath was born on February 27, 1924 to parents Arthur and Lois Gage. She married Burr Thatcher in 1944 and they were married for 51 years. Ardath was a wife and mother, working as a bank teller before retiring from Consumers Energy. Ardath attended JaxNaz, loved square and round dancing, and enjoyed cross-stitch, crochet, and ceramics. She loved to travel with her husband and loved sharing time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ardath is survived by her children Vickie Fountain, Mike (Pam) Thatcher, Roxie (Len) Risner, and Patti (Jacque) Daup; 6 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Burr in 1995 and her granddaughter Dawn. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Ardath will be laid to rest at Lake View Cemetery, Quincy MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Southern Care Hospice.
Visitation at Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home on Wednsday Feb 10, 2021 from 11:00am until 12:00pm