Jeanette Eustache-Thaman

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SIDNEY — Jeanette Elizabeth Eustache-Thaman, 94, of Sidney, passed away at 11 p.m., Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Lane Park of Sidney.

She was born, May 14, 1923, in Botkins, the daughter of the late Clem and Frances (Kinstle) Steinke. She married Floyd Eustache in March 1943, and he preceded her in death, May 15, 1996. Jeanette then married Frank Thaman, August 9, 2002, and he survives in Sidney.

Jeanette is survived by six children, Victoria (Larry) Byrd, of Jackson Center, Jane (Randy) Moomaw, of Sugarcreek, Nancy (Dale) Schwieterman, of St. Sebastian, Mary Lewis, of Sidney, Mark (Julie) Eustache, of Tipp City, and Jennifer (Frank) Cardo, of Sidney; two stepchildren, Kathy (Paul) Reed, of Pendleton, South Carolina, and Steve (Judy) Thaman, of Botkins; two daughters-in-law, Jan Eustache, of Sagamore Hills, and Gwen Eustache, of Tipp City; 29 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Paul (Joyce Heinl) Steinke, of Botkins. Jeanette was preceded in death by two sons, Daniel and Richard Eustache; one great-grandchild; and four siblings and their spouses, Robert (Margaret) Steinke, Leroy (Dorothy) Steinke, Bernard (Marjorie) Steinke and Betty (Jim) Kinninger.

Jeanette was a graduate of Botkins High School. She was a homemaker and retired from Schindler Elevator. Jeanette enjoyed many things in life but really enjoyed baking, playing Scrabble and traveling to different places, including Florida. Most of all, she loved her family and spending time with them.

Jeanette was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church where Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017, with the Rev. James Riehle officiating. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Botkins.

Friends may call, Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m., at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave. Sidney.

In honor of Floyd Eustache, memorial contributions may be made to the National Ataxia Foundation (SCA1) in memory of Jeanette Eustache-Thaman. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to Jeanette's family at the funeral home's website,

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Sidney, OH 45365
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Published in Sidney Daily News from June 25 to June 26, 2017