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Florence Thorpe
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Florence M. Thorpe, age 87, of Darlington, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County in Darlington. She was born May 23, 1926 in Stanley, the daughter of Richard and Anna (Schmidt) Paap.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1302 Clay Street in Darlington with Rev. Marsha Swenson officiating. Burial was in Union Grove Cemetery in Darlington. A visitation was held Monday, April 28, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church. The Erickson Funeral Home in Darlington is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, 1302 Clay Street in Darlington, WI 53530.
The family would like to thank Chris Parkinson and Joyce Stoddard for their care, support, and friendship throughout the years.

For the full obit see the May 1 edition of the Republican Journal.