Jerry Michael Thomas

Obituary
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JERRY MICHAEL THOMAS VALPARAISO, IN Jerry Michael Thomas 72 of Valparaiso passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014. He was born December 22, 1941 in Chicago, the son of Noah and Helen (Slyk) Thomas. Jerry worked as a general foreman for the K2 Plant Services at US Steel and was a member of the Steelworkers Union and the Labors Union #81. On May 15, 1980 he married Carol Wentland, who survives in Valparaiso. Also surviving are his children: Bert (Vicky) Thomas, Mark Ginther, Jeff Ginther, Julia Thomas and Mary (Richard) Pearson; grandchildren: Aaron Thomas, Timothy Thomas, Madison Thomas, Bryan Smith, Jamie Hankins, Catherine Allison (Devin) Crawford, Brian (Amanda) Thomas, Nick Ginther, Ben (Carol) Pytynia, Jordan Hoadley, Alexa Pearson and Michelle (Allen) Porter; and great grandchildren: Julianna, Ryker, Razalynn, Alexis, Arianna and Ella Rose, a brother Dale Thomas and a sister Linda Schaller. His parents, a son Michael Thomas and a sister Pam Thomas preceded him in death. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 509 W. Division Rd, Valparaiso, Rev. Douglas Mayer officiating. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Michigan City. Visitation will be held Monday, August 18, 2014, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St, Valparaiso. www.bartholomewnewhard. com

Funeral Home
Bartholomew Funeral Home - Valparaiso
102 E. Monroe St.  Valparaiso, IN 46383
219-462-4102
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Times on Aug. 16, 2014
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