Archive for Thursday, January 22, 2004

Norma L. Thorp

1926-2004

January 22, 2004

Services for Norma Louise Thorp, 77, De Soto, were Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the United Methodist Church of De Soto. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery and Sunset Gardens of Kansas in Kansas City, Kan.
Ms. Thorp died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Olathe Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 27, 1926 in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Albert Richard and Lillian Marie Thorp. She graduated from Baker University in 1949. She earned a master's degree in counseling form Kansas University and doctorate from Indiana University.
Ms. Thorp taught school in Eureka and at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo. She was a national certified counselor and Kansas professional counselor. She was a counselor at Washington State University and the University of Minnesota at Morris. She also served as a Kansas state representative for the 43rd District in Johnson County.
Survivors include a brother, John A. Thorp, Lampasas, Texas; and several cousins.
Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, De Soto, was in charge of arrangements.

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