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1939 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Larsen Thomas, age 74, of Wilmington, passed away June 6, 2014. Dorothy was a daughter of the late Peter and Alice Davy-Larsen. On September 3, 1960, Dorothy married Keith Thomas. Together Dorothy and Keith have held residence over the years in Palatine, Milwaukee, Pekin and Jerseyville. She retired from UPS in Palatine, where she worked as a customer service representative. Dorothy was involved with the PTA and Newcomers Club in all of the communities she resided, was a former member of Job's Daughters and most recently attended the First United Methodist Church of Wilmington. Dorothy had a love for Christmas, and enjoyed decorating. She played the saxophone, accordion and organ; had a tremendous 'green thumb', and will be remembered for her love of family. Survivors include her husband Keith; sons: Kevin (Pat) Thomas of Palatine and Mark (Alexis) Thomas of Wauconda; grandchildren: Olivia, Charlie and Spencer; sister Laura (the late Fred "Lefty") Lestina of Wilmington; mother-in-law Dimple Thomas of Maryville; two sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Dorothy was preceded by her parents: two brothers; two sisters; one aunt Laura Eisenhower and her father-in-law Orville Thomas. The family will receive friends at the First United Methodist Church, 401 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Saturday June 14th from 9:00AM until time of memorial service 11:00AM. Pastor Mark Moon will officiate. Inurnment will follow in Wesley Cemetery, Ritchie, IL. Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Dorothy's memory to The , First United Methodist Church of Wilmington or Kuzma Care Cottage. Online guest book at www.BaskervilleFuneral.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on June 12, 2014
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