Jeanne Thrasher

Verna “Jeanne” Thrasher, 82, died Dec. 13, 2011.

She was born Jan. 8, 1929, in North Platte, Neb., to Ruby I. (Thompson) and Henry V. Graham. She married Arthur “Pinky” Thrasher on Sept. 26, 1948, and lived in Enumclaw since 1970. She was a homemaker who loved cooking and baking for her family and friends. She enjoyed a glass of wine, playing golf and bridge and volunteering for the Children’s Hospital Guild. She attended Calvary Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by daughter Kelly Van Curen and her husband Robert of Enumclaw; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Arthur Thrasher on Dec. 29, 2010, and sisters Phyllis Strom and Shirley Wiersma.

A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Calvary Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 50020, Seattle, 98145-2020.

Arrangements are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All are invited to sign the online guest book at