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Thelma C. Pontius


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Thelma C. Pontius

Indianapolis - 90, passed away January 8, 2019. She was born October 25, 1928 in Seneca, WI, to the late Temron and Clara Aspenson. Thelma married Paul H. Pontius, May 30, 1952 and he preceded her in death September 24, 1994. She was employed as an office manager for Borden's and Key Benefit; and as a teacher's aide for Holy Cross Lutheran School. For 23 years, she treasured her job at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a yellow shirt. Thelma was a longtime member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 8115 Oaklandon Rd.

Thelma is survived by her children, and Charlotte A. Pontius (Sherry Sims) and Richard A. Pontius (Sue); grandchildren, Vicki N. Johnson (Paul), Robert A. Pontius (Carli), Jon Cone and Ralph J. Fancher, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Austin D. Johnson (Kristen), Cassidy N. Johnson, Montana Holman, Maverick Holman, Cheyenne Johnson and Waylon Johnson; sisters, Helen Dayton and Alfreda Lee; and several nieces and nephews. Two sisters, Christy Nagel and Nina Payne-Nagel, preceded her in death.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Holy Cross Lutheran School. Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel. www.shirleybrothers.com.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 11, 2019
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