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Nancy Jane Thorson, Orfordville, WI

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

September 17, 1935 - October 20, 2017

Nancy Jane Thorson, age 82, Orfordville, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 in Woods Crossing, Brodhead. She was born September 17, 1935 in Sheboygan, the daughter of Harvey and Esther Liefbroer. She was raised by foster mother, Belle Gibson. Growing up, Belle provided Nancy with piano, voice and harp lessons. She moved from Sheboygan to Beloit where she was introduced to T. Francis “Tink” Thorson through mutual friends. They were then married on June 21, 1958 in Sheboygan. Nancy was an organist for Orfordville Lutheran Church for 52 years. She was an accompanist for all the church choirs. Nancy belonged to the Ladies Circle. She was employed by the Parkview High School in the music department for 16 years. She was a member of the Orfordville Legion Auxiliary and Orfordville Fire Department Auxiliary. Nancy was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend, and will be dearly missed.

Survivors are her daughter, Debby; son-in law, Roger Yaun; step grandchildren: Randy and Jackie Yaun (their children, Madisyn and Rielle); and Rachel Yaun; a nephew and nieces: Daron, Ellen, Mary and Gayle; and the family kitties, her companions that she loved so much. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Funeral services will be held at the Orfordville Lutheran Church at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, with Pastor Andy Twiton officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in Orfordville Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Orfordville Lutheran Church.

Thanks to: Dr. Frank Brodkey and Kathy for 30 years of wonderful care; Steve Mischka, MP, at the Brodhead Clinic; the UW Madison Hospital TLC Unit, D4/4; Doctor Callender and the Hematology staff; and especially the wonderful staff at Woods Crossing at Brodhead for her care over the last year and half, you are truly angels.



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