The Shelbyville News
John Thoman, 79, died at his
home in Rush county at 12:30 a.m. today, Monday, October 26, 1953.
Monday October 26, 1953
FORMER LOCAL RESIDENT DIES
John Thoman, 79, Dies At Home in Rush County
Formerly resided east of this city. Farmer, he had moved from Shelby county about two years ago.
S/o Valentine and Elizabeth (Humpert) Thoman, born in
Oldenburg on August 28, 1874.
Married to the former Ida Ruhlman,
Also surviving: son, Frederick, home, and four daughters, Mrs.
[Rosemary] Paul Schroeder near Greensburg, Mrs. Marion England Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Miss Delores Thoman,
Indianapolis and Sister
Cora, Tipton; brother and three sisters, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; 12
Services: St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rushville.
Todd Funeral Home in Rushville.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Patty Gschwender
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelbyville Republican
Theodore Thoman, aged 74, died at 7:00
p.m. Wednesday at the Madison State Hospital after an illness of more than four
years. Death was due to a complication of diseases.
Friday, May 23, 1947
THOMAN RITES TO BE SATURDAY
Funeral for Theodore Thoman at St. Vincent
Born in Oldenburg Sept.
2, 1872, Mr. Thomas was the son of Valentine and Elizabeth (Tedde)
Thoman. He had been a resident of Shelby county since the age of 15
and was a well-known farmer in the community. He was a member of the St.
Vincent's Catholic Church.
Mr. Thoman's first wife, Katie
Graham, whom he married on Aug. 20, 1900, died June 30, 1922. They
were parents of four chidren, all of whom survive, including one son, Henry
Thoman, Shelby county; three daughters, Mrs. Paul Beyer, Shelby
county; Mrs. Pearl Spear and Mrs. May Lister,
both of Indianapolis. Three grandchildren also survive.
On May 25, 1929, he
married Miss Elizabeth Dellekamp, who died Feb. 23, 1942.
Also surviving are three brothers, John and Anthony
Thoman, of Shelby county, and August Thoman, of Cincinnati;
three sisters, Mesdames Lena Hartzel, Catherine Heintzelman
and Josephine Stephans, all of Cincinnati.
Funeral services will be
conducted at 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the St. Vincent's Church with the Rev. John
Bankowski officiating. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery.
Friends may call at the Charles M. Ewing mortuary.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Joan