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Carolyn Joan Thatcher

September 4, 1933 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 88)

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Carolyn Joan Thatcher passed away peacefully on May 26, 2022 at her home in Hebron. She was born on September 4, 1933 in Brook, Indiana to Athol and Esther Christine (Holley) Purkey. On November 19, 1952 she married Francis Wendell Thatcher who proceeded her in death. Also proceeding her are 2 brothers and 1 sister. Surviving Carolyn are her children; Christine (Jerry) Dye of Hebron, Jerry (Karen) Thatcher of Valparaiso, and Jeffrey (Linda) Thatcher of Hanna as well as her sister-in-laws Pam Purkey of Lowell, Mary Alice Klein of Valparaiso, Ruth Ohlsen of Dyer and many grand and great grandchildren. Carolyn was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 to 12:00 on Wednesday June 1, 2022 at Bartholomew Funeral Home in Valparaiso with funeral service to follow. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Rev. Allen Wright will be presiding.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bartholomew Funeral Home
102 E. Monroe St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

12:00 PM
Bartholomew Funeral Home
102 E. Monroe St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

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