Thelma A. Denniston, 91, of Frankfort, Ind., died April 28, 2023 at Wesley Manor. She was born May 7, 1931 in Grand Rapids, MI to Walter W. & Rachel C. (Soules) Brouse. She married Rev. George F. Denniston on December 17, 1949 in Sturgis, MI and he preceded her in death on November 30, 2011.
Thelma was a 1949 graduate of Sturgis High School in Sturgis, Michigan, where she was a proud member of the marching band. She and her husband moved to Frankfort from Nappanee, Ind. in 1969. Thelma was a member of the Kelley Crossing Church of God, and was a mother, homemaker and pastor’s wife.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 12 Noon-2 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2023 at the Kelley Crossing Church of God, 1600 E. Kelley Road, Frankfort. Funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at the Church. Rev. G. Andrew Denniston and Pastor Tom Whitesel will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Kelley Crossing Church of God.
2 Sons: G. Steven (Barbara J.) Denniston of Frankfort, Joel L. (Kathy) Denniston of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Diane E. Denniston of Frankfort, Melanie K. Denniston of Anderson, Sister: Linda (Richard) Benton of Edwardsburg, MI, 9 Grandchildren, Rebecca Gallichan, Tim (Jen) Denniston, Andy (Jenessa) Denniston, Aaron (Rachel) Gallichan, Bethany Spencer, Matt (Alicia) Denniston, Sarah (Ryan) Jackson, Deanne (Chris) Howie and Isaac (Lesleigh) Denniston, 18 Great-Grandchildren and 9 Great Great-Grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael A. Denniston and his wife, Barbara E. Denniston, sisters, Marjorie Wise, Faye Nofsinger and a great great-grandson, Maverick.