Ken Alan Thoman (1958 - 2018)

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Ken Alan Thoman, 60, of Vandalia, passed away at 1:06 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Terry Westerfield officiating. Interment will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: or donor's choice. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Thoman was born on April 26, 1958, in Vandalia, the son of Herbert Thoman and Phyllis (Goodman) Thoman.
Ken first started his career as an operating engineer and then became a union electrician, belonging to the International Brotherhood of Electrial Workers Local No. 146 in Decatur. He had an avid love for John Deere tractors, tractor pulls and raising bird dogs. Ken was a previous member of the AINAD Shriners and Masonic Temperance Lodge No. 16 A.F. & A.M.
He is survived by his father, of Ramsey; mother, of Vandalia; and sister, Bev and husband Kenny Lewey of Vandalia.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Janet Lakin.

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Hohlt & File Funeral Home Ltd
204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 28 to Dec. 5, 2018
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