She was born on Oct. 24, 1918, in Galesburg to Alvin and Lydia Wertz Heisey.
She married Orville Thurman on April 7, 1940. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include three children, James Thurman, and his wife, Doris, Marcia Calvert and her husband, Michael, and Kathy Hostetler, and her husband, Rolland; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by two infant children, Janice and Robert.
The memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7901 W. 21st St., Wichita. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery, Galesburg.
Memorials are suggested to Aldersgate United Methodist Church or Galesburg Historical Society.