Thelma (Briggs) Ladner, 84, died on Saturday, September 28, 2013. She was the widow of the late Henderson Ladner and the daughter of the late Harold C. and Grace (Smith) Briggs.
She was born in Marion, graduated from Sippican School and Wareham High School. Thelma was employed by the Town of Marion until her retirement in 1983. Prior to her retirement she was very active in town affairs; especially, the Marion 4th of July celebrations.
Survivors include her sons, Robert and Kevin Ladner of Grace, Idaho, grandsons Daniel and Jason of Grace, Idaho; her siblings Lloyd, Arnold, Harold, Benjamin Briggs and Priscilla Briggs Norton. She was predeceased by her beloved son, Gary, siblings Samuel Kinney, Bernice Prestash, Margaret Waterhouse, Pauline Dott, Rose Jackson and Charles Briggs.
Services were held in Idaho on October 3, 2013. A memorial service for Thelma will be held in Marion at a later date.