Obituaries: Terese Tharp

Terese Tharp, 72, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away January 31, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born September 14, 1944 in San Diego, California to Roy and Agnes Garcia Grider. She married Jerry Tharp on December 28, 1962 in Winterhaven, California. She was a homemaker and a Navy wife. Jerry and Terese moved all over the country while Jerry served in the Navy. The couple moved to Bloomfield in 1999.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Tharp of Bloomfield; son, David (Barbara) Tharp of Vista, California; two granddaughters, Jacklyn (Joel) Leon, Tamara Tharp both of Vista, California; and mother, Agnes McAleer of San Diego.

She was preceded in death by her father and three uncles, Barney Garcia, LeRoy Lopez, and David Lopez.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Bloomfield South Cemetery with Rev. Tim Frasher officiating. No visitation is planned.