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 Clara M <I>Obermeyer</I> Thornock

Clara M Obermeyer Thornock

Emmett, Gem County, Idaho, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 88)
Emmett, Gem County, Idaho, USA
Burial Emmett, Gem County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 62716197 · View Source
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Clara M. (Obermeyer) Thornock, 88 of Emmett, died Dec. 7th at her home in Emmett. Services are pending with the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett.
Published in Idaho Statesman on December 9, 2010

Clara M. (Obermeyer) Thornock 88 of Emmett, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at her home near Emmett. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11th at the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett.
Burial will follow in the Bramwell Cemetery.

Clara was born June 11, 1922 at Emmett a daughter to Lewis and Milbrey (Ewing) Obermeyer. She grew up in Emmett and graduated from High School in 1940. She married Boyd D. Thornock on March 11, 1940, they lived in Emmett all their lives and farmed on the Emmett Bench, a farm which was sagebrush when they purchased it. She was very artistic, and did both oil and textile painting, taking photographs, and other crafts. She loved her friends and family and enjoyed playing cards, and games, doing word puzzles and shooting pool. She was on a league pool team with her son when she was in her 80's. She was a real character and always loved a good joke. Clara enjoyed nature and wildlife, she always had wild deer, turkeys, birds, and a cougar passing by the house, and she fed the raccoons which kept them coming back all the time. She was a 50 year member of Electa Chapter No. 22 OES, a past Matron in 1963 and was honored a few years ago for her support as the wife of a Mason. She also was selected as one of the "GEMS" by the Gem County Farm Bureau for 2010. In addition to her husband, Boyd, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and a grandson, Nicholas. She is survived by her 4 children, Carol Nicholas of Payette, Sandra and Steve Salskov of Emmett, Tony and JoAnn Thornock of Athens, Alabama and Jim Thornock of Emmett; 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and many good friends.

Published in Idaho Statesman on December 10, 2010

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