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Mary "Elaine" Thoma

March 26, 1918 November 8, 2018
Mary "Elaine" Thoma
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Waterloo- Mary “Elaine” Thoma, 100, of Waterloo, died Thursday, November 8, at Friendship Village-Lakeview Landing.

She was born March 26, 1918 the daughter of Peter and Louise Frost Youngblut. She married Roland Thoma November 14, 1937, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Raymond. He died January 12, 1990.

Elaine was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church, a charter member of both the Catholic Daughters of America at St. Athanasius and the Serra Club, Catholic Order of Foresters, Legion of Mary, and was the Past President of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women.

Survived by: three sons, Kenneth (Barb) Thoma of Gilbertville, Vincent (Mary) Thoma of Fergus Falls, Minn., and Bud (Donna) Thoma of Bloomington Ill.; three daughters, JoAnn (Wesley) Schons of Waterloo, Elizabeth (Jim) Schuler of Peoria, Ariz., and Pat (Dick) Fisher of Dike; 21 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Eddie Schares of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her son, Louis; great-grandson, Michael Fisher; five brothers, Earl (Agnes), Ray (Cleo), John (Geraldine), Lester (Edith), Harold (JoAnn Wierck); and two sisters, Marie (Reynold Schmitz) and Dorothy Schares.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Edward Catholic Church with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Raymond. Visitation will be 3-7:00 p.m. Monday at St. Edward Catholic Church where there will be a 4:00 p.m. Legion of Mary and Catholic Order of Foresters rosary and a 7:00 p.m. vigil. Visitation will continue for one hour before services at the church.

Memorials may be directed to: St. Edward Catholic Church


Elaine loved playing cards with family and friends, sewing lap quilts, crocheting doilies, and was best known for making her famous homemade dinner rolls.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

12

Nov

3:00 PM 11/12/2018 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/12/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Rosary

Monday

12

Nov

4:00 PM 11/12/2018 4:00:00 PM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Vigil Service

Monday

12

Nov

7:00 PM 11/12/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

13

Nov

1:30 PM 11/13/2018 1:30:00 PM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph's Cemetery Final Resting Place

Lafayette Rd
Raymond, Iowa 50667

Lafayette Rd Raymond 50667 Iowa
United States
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