Jane Thorp


Aug. 10, 1921 - July 17, 2009



Jane Thorp went into the saving, loving and waiting arms of her maker and savior on Friday, July 17, 2009, at age 87. She was born Aug. 10, 1921, in Fond du Lac.


Jane was married to Benjamin Thorp and had seven children - Jerome Thorp and Robert Thorp, who all were waiting for her in heaven with Jesus.


She is survived by children Jeffery Thorp of Oregon, Ill.; Frank Thorp of Portland, Ore.; Paul Thorp of Leaf River, Ill.; Mrs. Jane Trefethen of Monticello, Minn.; and Cathy Theisen of New Berlin.


Jane worked for many years as a cook for Deluxe Check Printers in New Berlin before retiring at age 65. She lived many years in New Berlin and also Waukesha. Her last few years were spent living in a nursing home.


Jane loved being around her family, cooking, gardening, playing bingo, reading and traveling. She was a loving mother, wonderful wife and a caring friend. She had many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be missed by many.


The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Care-Age Nursing Home and also Asera Care Hospice, who helped make Jane feel loved during her last days.


Services are private.