Valerie T. Thomas
Valerie T. Thomas, age 89 of Hemlock passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at home. Daughter of the late Bernard and Anne (Kleinfeld) Rombach, Valerie was born June 10, 1931 in Toledo, Ohio and moved to the Saginaw area as a child. She was a 1949 graduate of SS. Peter and Paul High School in Saginaw. She was married to Lyle Thomas and he preceded in death. In addition to being a homemaker for her large family, she also was employed as a retail salesperson for many years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church of Hemlock and was involved with the Great Lakes P.A.C.E. Program in Saginaw. She loved her family and enjoyed shopping and rummage sales.
Surviving are 8 children, Lyle (Carol) Thomas, Christine (Gary) Turner, Cynthia (William) Workman, Michael (Wanda) Thomas, Connie (Richard) Jensen, Mark (Cindy) Thomas, Matthew (Johanna) Thomas, and Joseph (Sonya) Thomas; 21 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; siblings, Dottie (Bob) Biggs and Tom (Mary) Rombach; sister-in-law, Joann Rombach; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stephanie Thomas, and her siblings, James, Bernard, and Edith.
A Private Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Great Lakes P.A.C.E. Program, 3378 Fashion Square Blvd., Saginaw, Michigan 48603