Nina Thrall

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nina Julia Thrall, 85, of Logansport, Ind., died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 26, 1920, in Perryville, daughter of William J. and Blanche C. Faherty Killian. She and Lt. Maurice E. Thrall were married Oct. 20, 1946, in Perryville. He died Dec. 2, 1993.

Thrall was a graduate of DePaul School of Nursing in St. Louis. She joined the 70th General Hospital of the U.S. Army March 26, 1942. She served in North Africa and Italy, and was discharged as a captain in 1945.

She had worked at St. Joseph Hospital in Logansport, and retired from Chase Center in 1982. She was a Red Cross volunteer and longtime member of Florence Nightingale Club.

Thrall was president of St. Vincent's PTA, and had been a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader.

Survivors include two sons, retired Col. Terry Thrall of Mesa, Ariz., Thomas Thrall of Bellingham, Wash.; a daughter, Mary Thrall of Logansport; and a grandson.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter and three brothers.

Friends may call at Fisher Funeral Chapel in Logansport from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The rosary will be recited at 7:30.

Burial will be at a later date with full military honors.