Thelma Alene Thole

Thole, Thelma Alene, 89, was born on January 11, 1925 in Oklahoma City, OK. and went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank (1982); her daughter, Sharon Ruffolo; her son, Mark; her daughter-in-law, Debbie; her brothers, Grover, Oliver, Otis; and her sisters, Vioma McGrew and Opal Fuller. She is survived by four sons: Terry and his wife Karen of Fresno, CA; Steve (Debbie), of Wichita; Rodney and his wife Nancy of Grand Rapids, MI; and Paul and his wife, Nancy, of Plano, TX; son-in-law Art Ruffolo; and her brother and his wife Darrell and Elfriede Galloway of Kempner, TX. Thelma is the beloved grandmother of 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and nine great- great grandchildren. Visitation with family present, 6-8pm, Wed. April 2, 2014 at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary and also from 9am-10am, on Thursday, April 3, at Pawnee Ave. Church of God with funeral service to follow at 10:00 a.m.; burial to take place at White Chapel Cemetery. Memorial with Gideons International, P.O. Box 212, Valley Center, KS 67147. Condolences may be offered at

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DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary
201 South Hydraulic Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 263-0244

Published in The Wichita Eagle on Mar. 30, 2014