Obituaries Louis Edwin Thomas

Louis Edwin Thomas


Louis Edwin Thomas

May 14, 1936 – Jan. 26, 2020

LYNDON — Louis Edwin Thomas died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at his home in Lyndon. He was 83.

He was born May 14, 1936, in Ottawa, the son of Guy and Rachel Wendorff Thomas.

Louis graduated from Ottawa High School in 1954 and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1955. He was honorably discharged in 1958 at the rank of Corporal. He was a salesman and managed the Lyndon Thriftway for several years.

He married Janice Horne Oct. 17, 1959, at Williamsburg. She survives of the home.

Louis was preceded in death by his mother, Rachel; his stepfather, Harold “Pete” May; a stepsister, Lorraine Heth; and a stepbrother, Ken May.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Monty Thomas and significant other, Donna Dow and Michael Thomas and significant other, Terri Philips; three granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; and a great-grandson.

Graveside memorial services will be held at a later date at Pleasant View Cemetery, Agricola.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or Heartland Hospice and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.

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