Tuesday, June 24th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Emma Thatcher
  Emma Jean Thatcher, 76, of Elgin, died at 2 a.m. June 23, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Adams County, Ind.. to John Lewis and Nellie Edith Click Switzer. On July 2, 1952, she married Stanley E. Thatcher, who died Feb. 27, 1999.
Surviving are three sons, John and Steve Thatcher, both of Elgin, and Dale (Kristy) Thatcher, Van Wert; a daughter Linda (Doug) Thomas, Celina; a daughter-in-law, Teresa Thatcher, Van Wert; a brother, Robert (Mary Lou) Switzer, Geneva, Ind.; a sister Eilene Hartley, Angola, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a grandchild.
A homemaker, she worked 36 years as an Avon representative. She was a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church, Venedocia, and a 1950 graduate of Jefferson Township High School near Berne, Ind.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Wendy Pratt officiating. Burial is at the Goodwin Cemetery near Elgin.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville and one hour prior to service at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Venedocia Lions Club.
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