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Mary Ann Thrasher dies at 71

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Mary Ann Thrasher, age 71, of Portage, died on Sunday, July 12, 2009 in Valparaiso.

She was born on March 28, 1938 in Gary, the daughter of Lee and Ethel (Casperson) Thrasher, both of whom preceded her in death.

Mary is survived by her brother, Lee W. (Doris) Thrasher; sisters, Pat White, of Chesterton, Norma Scobey, and Virginia (Tom) Moriarty; numerous nieces and nephews; and best friend, Darlene Darnell from Whispering Pines.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Thrathen.

Mary was very active at the Whispering Pines Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 14, at 1 p.m. in the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage.

Visitation will take place one-hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow in McCool Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Whispering Pines Health Care Center, 3301 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383.





Posted 7/13/2009