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Patricia Thomas

Patricia A. (Haines) Thomas passed away peacefully on April 13, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was 89 years old.
Pat, as she liked to be called, was from Vanlue, the only child of Luther and Esther (Hendricks) Haines.
Pat is survived by her husband, Glen Thomas, to whom she was married on Aug. 9, 1953, at Christ Lutheran Church in Carey.
She leaves behind three sons, Kevin (Sandy) Thomas, Keith (Teresa) Thomas and Kendall (Joyce) Thomas, all of Vanlue. Two sons, Brad and Bruce Thomas, are deceased. She also leaves behind two cousins, Shirley May, Vanlue, and Carol Burks, Sycamore.
Pat graduated from Vanlue High School in 1949. She was formerly employed by Blanchard Findlay Hospital (now Blanchard Valley Hospital), Christ Lutheran Church, Budd Co., and Findlay Orthopedics.
Pat is also survived by eight grandchildren, Andrea Thomas, Shena (Kory) Cramner, Shannon (Andrew) Andersen, Kendra (Andrew) Custer, Chad (Hannah) Thomas, Matthew Thomas, Samuel (Lynn) Thomas and Addison Thomas, and two step-grandchildren, Amber (Adrian) Colchado and Kaylee (Aaron) Benedict. There are also eight great-grandchildren, Reise Saum and Tres Velazquez; Brooklen, Bristel, Briah and Brigstan Cramner; and Bentley and Lincoln Andersen; and three step-great-grandchildren, Levi and Caleb Colchado; and Bryson Benedict.
Pat is proceeded in death by Ferrel and Mary Haines and Dale and Ethel Rickle, her second parents.
Pat was interested in following her children, grandchildren and now great-grandchildren in their sports.
Instead of flowers or gifts, contributions can be made to Brooklen Cramner and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 16, at the funeral home with the Rev. Erma Metzger officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Bloom Cemetery near Vanlue.
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