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Madelyn H. Thomas
  • December 31, 1916 - March 29, 2015
  • Bloomington, Illinois

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Madelyn H. Thomas, 98, of Bloomington, IL, passed away at 8:41 a.m. on Sunday (March 29, 2015) at her residence in Bloomington.
Her funeral service will be held at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the memorial home on Wednesday.
Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Madelyn was born December 31, 1916 in Bloomington, Illinois, a daughter to William and Ida Benecke. She married Clarence Thomas on September 21, 1940 in St. Charles, Missouri. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1986.
Her extended family consisted of many friends in the Bloomington, IL and Safety Harbor Area.
She was preceded in death by her parents; cousins; Bernadine Thoenes and Virginia Harms and many nieces and nephews.
Madelyn worked at C.W. Klemm in Bloomington, and later at Vertin Brothers as a cosmetician and cosmetics buyer, and finally at Merle Norman. She spent the summers in Bloomington, Illinois and winters in Safety Harbor, Florida. She was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church and member at Bethel Lutheran Church in Clearwater, Florida.
Madelyn was a member of the Moose Lodge in Bloomington and was active in community affairs at the Safety Harbor Club House at Amber Glades in Clearwater, Florida. She golfed once but enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, cards, and dancing.
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