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Gwendolyn Thorp Ames
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1907
Donovan
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1987
Watseka
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA

Gwendolyn Ames, 80, Donovan, died Saturday (Oct 10,1987) at the Watseka Manor Nursing Home, Watseka.

Services will be held at 11 am Tuesday at the Donovan United Methodist Church. The Rev. Scott McMurray will officiate and burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery - West of Iroquois, IL.

Visitation will be at 4-9 pm Monday at the DeValk Funeral Home in Watseka and one hour before services Tuesday at the church.

Mrs Ames was born June 23, 1907 in Donovan to Frank and Mary Crozier Thorp. She was married March 25, 1926 in Hammond, Ind., to Charles B Ames who died June 30, 1974

Survivors include daughter, Corrine Meyer of Watseka; three sons, Richard of Tampa, FL., Donald of Donovan and Dale of Cissna Park; 11 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildre, and a sister, Bernette Dickson of South-Pasadena, FL.

Her parents, two brothers, four sisters and one daughter also are deceased.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Donovan and was a member and past president of the Donovan American Legion Auxillary. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Thorp (1870 - 1920)
  Mary C Crozier Thorp (1873 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Bernard Ames (1903 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Donna Jean Ames (1933 - 1933)*
  Donald E Ames (1933 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Winnie Fern Thorp Carlson (1895 - 1940)*
  Acle W Thorp (1897 - 1968)*
  Gwendolyn Thorp Ames (1907 - 1987)
  Ilene Delores Thorp (1919 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie Dell Cemetery
Iroquois
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Mike Cresswell
Originally Created by: joe harrington
Record added: Jun 09, 2012
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