Obituaries

Dee JEAN Thorne 1960 - 2020

Dee Jean Thorne, 59, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Friday January 31, 2020. Funeral service were held
10 am Thursday February 6, 2020 at the Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. The family received friends for 1 hour prior to the funeral. Burial was in Reno Cemetery, Reno, KS. Dee was born February 1, 1960 in Galax, VA, the daughter of Dorothy and Conley Hayes. She worked in production for King Radio, Lawrence, KS, and Bendix, Kansas City, MO. She and her husband Jim bought Thorne’s Tree Service in 1992 and have operated it since. She was united in marriage to James M. Thorne Sr. on November 19, 1979 in Tonganoxie, KS. He survives of the home. Other survivors include; one son, Jay Thorne, Tonganoxie; one daughter, Heather Lewandowski, Tonganoxie; one brother, Rick Hayes; one sister, Jeannie Langston; and 10 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.