CHAFFEE -- Mary Catherine Thomas, 88, died July 31, 2012, at the family home in Chaffee.
Born Jan. 22, 1924, in Oran, to the late Adam Henry and Bertha Theresa Vogel Kiefer, she was a retired nurse aide at Chaffee General Hospital and a member of the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and the Daughters of St. Ambrose.
On Nov. 14, 1942, she married Earl James Thomas, who preceded her in death on April 21, 1961.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Ed Thomas, one grandson, Stevie Thomas, one great-grandson, Dylan Tankersley, and four brothers, John Kiefer, Leon Kiefer, William Kiefer and Paul Kiefer.
Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jim and Betty Thomas of Jackson, Steve and Trish Thomas of Chaffee and Robert Thomas of St. Charles; one daughter and son-in-law, Diana and Doyle Tankersley of Jefferson City; and four grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-stepgrandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until time of services at 10 a.m. Friday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. The Rev. Randy Tochtrop will serve as celebrant.
Burial will follow at the St. Ambrose Catholic Cemetery in Chaffee.
Condolences may be left online at www.amick-burnettfuneralchapels.com.