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Gary W. Thomas
January 2, 1960 ~ October 7, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old
Gary W. Thomas, 63, of Wenona passed away October 7, 2023 at a OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church in Wenona with Pastor Peter Glock officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be in Zion Lutheran Church Thursday from 9:30 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gary was born in Streator on January 2, 1960 to Jack and Darlene Thomas. He married Sandy Seipp on September 8, 1989. Gary worked at service stations as a mechanic.
Gary enjoyed blues music and attending blues concerts. He was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears and Cubs.
Gary is survived by his wife, Sandy; three stepchildren Christopher (Michelle) Vivian, Donnie Vivian, and Laura Ann Foster; eight grandchildren; one great granddaughter; sister Sally (Rick) Renner; brother Jack (Janice) Thomas; uncle Richard Thomas of Bloomington; and aunt Carol Bausam of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Dorothy and Willard Mitchell.