Thelma E. Usher, 89, of Avon Lake, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022. She was born December 14, 1932 in Rochester, New York to parents Carl and Thelma (nee Boyce) Lundgren.
Thelma was raised in the Rochester, New York area along with her sister Connie. She graduated from the Irondequoit Schools, and later attended Baldwin Wallace College. She majored in Foods and Nutrition and received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1954. She was also a member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority.
Thelma completed her dietetic internship at St. Luke's Hospital in Cleveland. She went on to work in many locations as a dietitian, retiring in 1994 from St. John Westshore hospital. Thelma settled in Avon Lake in 1951, moving from Lakewood. She is a longtime member of Avon Lake United Church of Christ, becoming a member in 1958. She was active in her church and community, serving as a Stephen Minister and a board member of Beach Park Tower.
Thelma is survived by her beloved children Laurie Storch, Larre Usher (Kathy), and Lewis Usher (Terri); loving grandchildren Bryan Storch (Morgan), Sean Storch (Katie), Katie Storch (Tim), Jeremy Usher, and Jamie Usher; cherished great grandchildren Paige, Dylan, Zoey, Ari, and Wyatt; and dear nieces and nephew Tami Hendrix (Kurt), Melissa Wilcox (Kevin), and Steve Usher. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law Mike Storch; dear sister Connie (Don) Urban; and her parents.
Memorial contributions suggested to Avon Lake United Church of Christ, Memorial Garden Fund.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 10:00am at Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 32801 Electric Blvd, Avon Lake, OH, 44012. www.buschcares.com 440.933.3202