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Judy Thorburn

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Judy K. Thorburn


Judy Thorburn, 71, of Lawton passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 2, 2014 at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence, Kalamazoo.  She was born February 26, 1943 in Kalamazoo, MI, the daughter of the late Russell L. and Alice E. (Carpenter) Hoenes.  She attended Andrews University and graduated from Columbia University in Washington, D.C. as a Registered Nurse.  She received her Master's Degree from Wayne State University and her Doctorate from Western Michigan University.  She loved the sunshine and enjoyed gardening, reading and writing poetry, traveling, shell collecting, and avidly enjoyed snow and water skiing.  On June of 2007 in Porter Township, Judy was united in marriage to Andy Thorburn, who survives. 

Also surviving are son, Gary (Anne) Stewart of Paw Paw; grandson, Jameson Stewart; daughter, Ann (Dan) McBee of Milwaukee, WI; brother, Dr. Russell (Sally) Hoenes of Sonora, CA; nieces and nephews, Kari, Marcella and Greg. 

A celebration of Judy's life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are by the Adams Funeral Home, Paw Paw.  Memorial contributions to , Decatur Homeless Shelter or Wings of God, Paw Paw may be mailed to the funeral home.  Share a memory or sign the guest book at: www.adamspawpaw.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Oct. 5, 2014
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