Dorothy Marie Thomas
Dorothy M. Thomas 95, passed away on Friday, March 6th, 2020 at Fellowship Square Memory Care in Mesa, AZ due to complications of Alzheimer's.
Dorothy was born September 21, 1924 in Emmetsburg, Iowa to Theresa Gilman Nock and Oliver Thomas(Ollie) Nock.
In 1942, she married Gordon Thomas and moved to Nevada, Iowa and raised her family. In 1989, they moved to Scottsdale, AZ. After Gordon passed, she moved to West Des Moines, IA and then on to Mesa, AZ to be near her family.
She will be remembered for her zest for life with an adventurous spirit. There wasn't a project she did not want to try, from cooking classes, painting, quilting, traveling and dancing. She was a good golfer, a master duplicate bridge player and a member of Questors.
She always displayed a stylish fashion sense and a "let's do" attitude. She was excellent decorator and entertainer for friends and family. She built many friendships over the years and her faith was very important to her. She loved her furry friends, especially Cuddles and Noelle her doggies.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Don) Draper, Mesa, AZ and son, James Thomas, Las Vegas, NV. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, OT (Ted) Nock, Jr.
Any memorials may be sent to the family to care for her surviving special pet.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Nevada, IA at 11 a.m. Burial with be at the Nevada Cemetery and concluding with a luncheon at the Parish Hall.
Published by Nevada Journal from Jun. 3 to Jun. 10, 2021.