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Gladys Thoma

Gladys Thoma Gladys Thoma

Gladys Thoma, 87, Greenwood, died on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at the Ascension at Home - House of the Dove Hospice Home, in Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Monday, Aug. 17, at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Globe. Rev. Nathan Wilke officiated. Music was provided by Karen Hoppa, organist. Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Gladys Emma Dux was born on Nov. 11, 1932, in Neillsville, the daughter of Herman and Elfrieda (nee Schoenherr) Dux. She attended grade school in Globe and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1950. After graduating, she worked at the Milk Pool in Neillsville for several years and enjoyed roller skating, dancing and double dating with her good friend, Florence Mitte. On May 24, 1958, she was united in marriage to Gordon B. Thoma. In 1964, Gordon and Gladys took over the family farm where they resided until the spring of 1991 when they moved to their present residence. Gladys enjoyed playing cards, bowling, and watching sports. She was a life-time member of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Globe and served on their ladies aid for many years.

She is survived by five children: Gail (Dan) Lindgren of Loyal, Gloria (Allen) Barrow of Brunswick, Ga., Greg (Dawn) Thoma of Neillsville, Gary (Kelly) Thoma of Neillsville, and Gina Thoma of Greenwood; nine grandchildren: Nate, Tom, Marc (Jamie), Amber, Luke (Brittany), Cassandra (Andrew) Ewald, Bob (Amy), Katie (Toby) Bohlke and Kaitlin; nine great-grandchildren: Clara, Gregory and Isabella Ewald, Owen and Arla Thoma and baby Bohlke two months away, Blake, Maverick and Brooklyn Barrow and Cole Lindgren; two step-grandchildren: Lexi and Lily; a sister-in-law, Genevieve Dux; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon; a brother, Louis Dux; and her siblings-in-law, George and Tootie Thoma, Bobby Thoma and Irene and Herb Henchen.

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Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service assisted the family with arrangements.