Margaret Ellen Cain (Thorbjornsen), 87, passed away at her home Dec. 8, 2013. She was born the fourth child of six in Escanaba, Mich., to Mr. and Mrs. Fredrik Thorbjornsen.
She attended Nursing School in Chicago. She retired from RCA Records after 35 years. Ellen was known to her friends and family as Mom. She spent as much time as she could at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. She spent most of her life raising her children and grandchildren. She always had a loving dog at her side.
She is survived by her brother, Ray Thorbjornsen of Escanaba Mich.; six children, Karen Rae Rosenberger, Linda Cain Chappell, Kenneth J Cain, Alan Fredrik Cain, Christine Lee Boyles, William Gregory Cain and 50 grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great- great- grandchildren.
Mom's life will be celebrated in a service Noon - 2 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Flanner and Buchanan Washington Park East, followed by a private family service and her burial at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2837 E. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201 or to the Humane Society of Indianapolis, 7929 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268 would be an appropriate and appreciated way to celebrate the love of her faith and animals.
Please visit the online guest book for Margaret at: www.flannerbuchanan.com