Marietta Mary Ester <I>Washburn</I> Thomas

Marietta Mary Ester Washburn Thomas

Birth
Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Death 18 Feb 1972 (aged 85)
Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 23764690 · View Source
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Funeral Services Held for Marietta Thomas, 85
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, February 22, 1972 at 2 pm in the United Methodist Church in Gary for Mrs. Marietta Thomas, 8, who died Friday at her home.
The Rev. James Vos and the Rev. James Torbert officiated and burial was in Grandview Cemetery. Voigt-Livingston Funeral Home of Canby was in charge of arrangements.
The organist Mrs. Robert Gage accompanied the soloist Mrs. Harry R. Olsen, she sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "How Great Thou Art."
Paulbearers were Robert Gage, Harold Shepherd, Robert Winrow, John Denekamp, Earl Jones, and Ralph Harkins.
Mrs. Thomas was born April 11, 1886, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Washburn at Goodwin.
She married Charles R. Thomas November 15, 1911, in Goodwin. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Gary, SD. They lived in Goodwin, Toronto, Brandt, Iowa, and Marietta, Minn., Revillo and Strandburg before moving to the Gary area in 1939.
She was past president of the Gary American Legion Auxiliary and Past Noble Grand of the Rebekah Lodge here.
Survivors include three sons, Theodore and Roy, both of Gary, and Shelby at home; four daughters, Mrs. Albert (Pearl) Krause, Altamont, Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Banwarth, Hyattsville, Md.; Mrs. Elmer (Jean) Hinsvark, Gary, and Mrs. Ward (Mary Ann) Shepherd, Gary; one brother Selden Washburn, Goodwin, and two sisters, Hattie Washburn, Goodwin, and Mrs. Rose DeVine, Watertown; 29 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in Death by her parents, husband, one son Wallace, 3 sisters and 2 grandchildren.
Submitted by Jean Hinsvark and Sharlotte Baer


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 5 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23764690
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marietta Mary Ester Washburn Thomas (11 Apr 1886–18 Feb 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23764690, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .