Marilyn Jo Thorpe
October 12, 1930 – July 8, 2019
THORPE, Marilyn Jo Born October 12, 1930 in Persia, Iowa, to parents Gordon & Wardine Honeywell. Marilyn went to heaven on July 8, 2019. She was the oldest of 3 children, moving in her youth to Omaha, NE, where she loved living and always wanted to return there, her home.
Marilyn went to nurses training at Methodist Hospital in Omaha and was an excellent nurse and caregiver most of her life, working in Nebraska, Arizona, Guam, Newfoundland and California in many nursing capacities.
Her husband, Jerry, predeceased her in 1995. She is survived by her four children, Kent (Sharon) of Sacramento, CA; Mark of Wickenburg, AZ, Michelle Thompson of Omaha, NE, and Scott from Napa, CA., four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, sister Mardell (Rich) & nieces and nephews.
Marilyn suffered with Alzheimer's since 2009 and tried her best as her memory left her. She was a faithful woman and loved life.
Remembrances may be made to Faithful Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 2530 S. 165th Avenue, Omaha. NE 68130, or to the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102, in her name.
Faithful Shepherd Presbyterian Church
2530 S. 165th Avenue, Omaha , Nebraska
Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter
8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, Virginia
- Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, July 19, 2019
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