Joan D. Thornburg

Nov. 19, 1934 - Aug. 22, 2006

SPRINGPORT — Joan Darlene (Weiser) Thornburg, 71, Springport, died Aug. 22, 2006, at The Waters in New Castle after an extended illness.   

She was born Nov. 19, 1934, in Middletown, and lived 66 years of her life in Middletown, before moving to Springport in 2000.

She was a homemaker and had various jobs throughout her lifetime.

Darlene was a member of Upper Fall Creek Church of the Brethren in Middletown, Indiana

She is survived by her daughters, Robin and husband Eric Pierce, and Leslie Sadler, all of Middletown; two brothers, Joseph “Bud” Weiser of South Dakota and Jack Weiser; grandchildren, Erin Sadler, Adam Sadler, Seth Caine and Holly Caine; several cousins; and a special friend, Beverly Burr-Abel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Dora (Leffler) Weiser; husband, Wallace “Mick” Thornburg, in 1981; and a daughter, April Thornburg, who passed away at birth.

There will be a private family gathering at the Robert D. Loose Funeral Home Community Room. Cremation will take place.   

Darlene loved animals, especially cats, so the family requests that any memorial contributions be made to the Madison County Humane Society.

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