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Joane Elaine Thain

February 7, 1944 October 30, 2017
Joane Elaine Thain
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Obituary for Joane Elaine Thain

Joane Elaine Thain was born on February 7th, 1944 in Denver, Colorado and passed away suddenly on October 30th, 2017 in Salina, Kansas. Joane grew up and graduated from Strasburg High School in 1962. While on a fan trip with her dad, she met Robert Thain on the famous Silverton Train running between Alamosa and Durango Colorado. They were married on August 4th, 1968. During their marriage they traveled the world going to China, Russia, Cuba, New Zealand and The Panama Canal. They would have celebrated the 50th Wedding Anniversary in August.

Joane was a school bus driver for Strasburg School District for 20ish years and during her spare time she would make many birthday and wedding cakes for local families. She also drove a Senior Citizen van until she retired in 2004.

Joane was mom to many and mother to two children Jeff (Susan) and Katy (Jr.) Hickson. Grandmother to five beautiful granddaughters Kayla (23) (Devon) Hicks, Emily Thain (17), Jerzey Hickson (17), Madison Thain (14), and Kenade Hickson (12). She also had one great grandson Holden Hicks (6 weeks old).

She was loved so much by her family and will be missed terribly but know that she is with us in our hearts.

Preceding her in death where her parents Mattie (Craighead) Uhrich and Virgil Uhrich. She is survived by her brother Marlin (Connie) Uhrich. Nieces and nephew, Bonnie (Ben) Hill, Heather (Andy) Jansky, Dawn (Jason) Richardson, and James (Elizabeth) Uhrich and 11 great nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions can be made to any of the following in Joane's memory:

Morrison House, 513 South 18th Street, Salina, KS 77401

Strasburg Community Church - Cares Food Bank, 56155 Sunset Avenue, Strasburg, CO 80136

Comanche Crossing Historical Society, PO Box 647, Strasburg, CO 80136

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Visitation

Saturday

4

Nov

3:00 PM 11/4/2017 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 11/4/2017 4:00:00 PM
Strasburg Community Church

56155 Sunset Avenue
Strasburg, CO 80136

The family will receive friends at the viewing.

Strasburg Community Church
56155 Sunset Avenue Strasburg 80136 CO
United States

Service

Saturday

4

Nov

4:00 PM 11/4/2017 4:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/4/2017 5:00:00 PM
Strasburg Community Church

56155 Sunset Avenue
Strasburg, CO 80136

There will be a reception following services in the church hall. Services conclude at the church.

Strasburg Community Church
56155 Sunset Avenue Strasburg 80136 CO
United States
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