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Bernice R. Thorn, 95

Bernice R. Thorn, 95, of State Center, IA, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Grandview Heights Rehab & Healthcare in Marshalltown, IA. Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Bernice R. Davis was born March 30, 1924, at home in State Center to Arthur and Idella (Gerke) Davis. She was united in marriage to Richard E. Thorn on November 5, 1943, in Vallejo, CA.

Bernice is survived by her children: Michael (Deb) Thorn, of Hopkinsville, KY, Douglas Thorn, of Kenosha, WI, Janette (Bob) Oetker, of Melrose, IA, Patricia Smith, of Temple, TX, Kathy (Doug) McKelroy, of Story City, IA, Dean (Leah) Thorn, of Coon Rapids, MN; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard (Dick) Thorn; granddaughter Melissa Thorn; son Richard (Butch) Thorn; brother Robert Davis and sisters Bernadine Randall and Arlene Bogan.