Eleanor Anna Thomas
 - 3/13/2001

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Eleanor Anna Thomas, 88, of Fremont died Tuesday March 13, 2001 at Merrick Manor in Fremont, NE. Funeral Services are 10:00 am Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center with Fr. Rod Kneifl and Fr. Joseph Miksch officiating. Visitation is after 4 pm Thursday at St. Joseph Church with a 7:00 pm Vigil. Visitation continues after 9:00 am Friday at the Church. Burial is at Ss. Patrick/Joseph Cemetery in rural Platte Center.

Eleanor was born February 19, 1913 in Pierce, NE to Ignats & Johanna (Hoffmann) Zach. She grew up in Pierce and attended schools at St. Joseph School in Pierce. Following her education she helped out her folks at home and worked as a maid in Omaha. On November 7, 1939 she married Joseph Thomas at St. Joseph's Church in Pierce. Following her marriage she lived in the Columbus area for 6 years before moving to Platte Center where she lived until 1985. In 1986 she moved to the Columbus Place Apartments where she lived until 1996 when she moved to the Merrick Manor in Fremont. She worked at Dale Electronics for 15 years and did clothing alterations. She had been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center and St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. She was involved in St. Ann's Sodality, St. Joseph's Mission Group, Mission Sewing Group, and also St. Theresa's Sodality.

Eleanor is survived by:

JoAnn (Lewis) Morgan Daughter of Fremont, NE
Gerald Thomas Son of Fremont, NE
Alfred (Judy) Thomas Son of York, NE
Leona (David) Feiner Daughter of Rocky Mount, NC
William (Rose Marie) Thomas Son of Macomb, MI
Edward (Connie Brewster) Thomas Son of Columbus, NE
David (Connie) Thomas Son of Columbus, NE
Carolyn (Erwin Sr.) Lichtenfeld Daughter of Platte Center, NE
Joseph (Tracy) Thomas Son of Columbus, NE
Daniel Thomas Son of Columbus, NE
Richard (Kathy) Thomas Son of Columbus, NE
Lucy Heller Sister of Lincoln, NE
Ann (Wally) Schnoor Sister of Norfolk, NE
Bernard (Jeanne) Zach Brother of Omaha, NE
Florents (Josephine) Zach Brother of Jamestown, NY
Joseph (Kathryn) Zach Brother of Salem, OR
Gerald (Lucerne) Zach Brother of Omaha, NE
Hilda Zach Sister-in-law of Pierce, NE
Gertrude Zach Sister-in-law of Genoa, NE

Preceded in death by:
Husband Joseph Thomas
Father Ignats Zach
Mother Johanna Zach
Brother Henry Zach
Brother Mark Zach
Brother Raymond Zach
Brother Wilbert Zach

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