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Betty Jean PFEIFFER

Female 1924 - 2011  (86 years)


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  • Name Betty Jean PFEIFFER 
    Born 26 Sep 1924  Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Apr 2011  Ironwood Health and Rehabilitation, South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grovertown Cemetery, Grovertown, Starke County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Obituary, unknown newspaper, unknown date:

      Betty J. Thornburg

      April 20, 2011

      GROVERTOWN - Betty Jean Thornburg, 86, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Ironwood Health and Rehabilitation, South Bend.

      She is survived by daughters: Laura Jo Hover of Norfolk, Va., Brenda Cerlesi of South Bend and Marva Thornburg of Kirkland, Wash.; a son, Jay (Trudy) Thornburg of Mishawaka; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

      Visitation will take place from noon to 2 p.m. (Central Time) Saturday, April 23 at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel.

      Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral chapel.

      Burial will follow at the Grovertown Cemetery.

      Memorial contributions may be made to hospice or the Lions Eye Bank.

      Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home's website at www.rannellsfuneralhome.com.

      (2) Obituary, South Bend Tribune, April 22, 2011:

      Betty J. Thornburg

      Sept. 26, 1924 - April 20, 2011

      GROVERTOWN - Betty Jean Thornburg, 86, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in Ironwood Health & Rehabilitation, South Bend. Mrs. Thornburg was born September 26, 1924 in Bremen, IN to Forrest and Iva (Feichter) Pfeiffer. On November 10, 1944 in Walkerton, she was married to Lorrell "Pete" Thornburg, who preceded her in death in 1993. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one sister and four brothers. She is survived by three daughters, Laura Jo Hover of Norfolk, VA, Brenda Cerlesi of South Bend and Marva Thornburg of Kirkland, WA; one son, Jay (Trudy) Thornburg of Mishawaka; grandchildren, Holly Newcomb, Melissa Teeter, Travis Pijut, Monica Cerlesi, Jeremy, Kailey and Gabrielle Thornburg and great-grandchildren, Todd, Ashleigh, Dakota, Shaylynne and Joseph. She was a homemaker and a member of the Koontz Lake Lions Club. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) in Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Burial will be at the Grovertown Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to hospice or the Lions Eye Bank. To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.

      (3) www.findagrave.com:

      Betty J Pfeiffer Thornburg
      Birth: Sep. 26, 1924, Bremen, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
      Death: Apr. 20, 2011, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA . . .

      Family links: Spouse: Lorrell Thornburg (1922 - 1993)

      Burial: Grovertown Cemetery, Grovertown, Starke County, Indiana, USA

      Created by: Scabbardfish
      Record added: Apr 21, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 68736169
    Person ID I1976  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 

    Father Forest Mervyn PFEIFFER, Sr.,   b. 03 Mar 1893, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Mar 1973, Woodlawn Hosptial, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship related 
    Mother Iva O. FEICHTER,   b. 23 Sep 1895, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1989, Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Foster 
    Married 07 Sep 1917  St. Joseph, Berrien County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lorrell M. THORNBURG,   b. 04 Sep 1922,   d. 11 Aug 1993, Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1944  St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) http://www.rootsweb.com/~instjose/marriages.htm:

      Saint Joseph Co, IN Marriage Index 1927-1954

      Marriage Record for Betty Jean PFEIFFER
      Spouse: Lorrell Mackson THOMBURG
      Date: 10 Nov 1944
      B/G: Bride
      Source: Book:139 Page:438
      Record #: license date 1944/11/09
      County and State: St Joseph Co. IN
    Children 
     1. Jay THORNBURG  [natural]
     2. Brenda THORNBURG  [natural]
     3. Laura Jo THORNBURG  [natural]
     4. Marva THORNBURG  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 21:58:26 
    Family ID F1575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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