Greta M. (Neal) Thomas (1934 - 2012)

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INDEPENDENCE – After a short illness, Greta M. Thomas, 78, passed away on Monday, Oct. 15 at her home.
She was born March 18, 1934, to Wesley and Nellie Tuiner Neal. On Feb. 16, 1955 she married Donald Thomas in Kahoka, Mo. She worked for Corn Blossom and East Towne Care Center, then retired from MHI as an aide.
Thomas is survived by three sons: Craig (Angie) Thomas, Independence; David (Tammy) Thomas, Marion; Tracy (Christine) Thomas, Rowley; one daughter Laurie (Jeff) Brimeyer, Independence; 10 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; two sisters: Grace Frommelt, Dubuque and Helen Warden, Delaware; two brothers: Harold (Lois) Neal, Guttenberg and Walter (Rose) Neal, Bellevue and two sisters-in-law: Lois Neal, Dubuque and Jan Neal, Waterloo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Julie Nell Hall; to brothers, Howard Neal and Burdett Neal; one brother-in-law, Joe Frommelt and three great grandchildren.
No services were arranged.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 23 to Nov. 10, 2012