Mary Thoman, 100, of Mitchell, SD died Friday, February 2, 2018 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Waterloo, IA. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Waterloo, IA. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD.
Mary Regina Thoman was born September 26, 1917 in Kansas City, MO to Amanda Blackburn of Stafford, KS. She was adopted by Amandus and Ida (Brill) Georges. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cherokee, IA. On February 15, 1947, she married Charles S. Thoman in Cherokee, IA.
Mary was a devote Catholic, loved plants and cats, and always enjoyed coffee with her friends.
She is survived by her children: Mary Jo (Jack) Spicer, Edwards, MO, Jeanie (Dr. Paul) Sosnouski, Ames, IA, Kay (Bill) Whiteside, Mitchell, SD, Joe (Vicky) Thoman, Manchester, IA, and Steve (Madeline) Thoman, Granite Bay, CA; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Thoman, in 1986, siblings: Kathryn Georges, Joseph Georges, Ferdinand Georges, and Louie Georges; and grandson Dr. Ryan Whiteside.