Robert W. Thomas
Funeral services for Robert W. Thomas, 82, of Randolph formerly of Hoskins will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Randolph with Reverend Derrick Fallon officiating. Burial will be in Green Wood Cemetery, Wayne.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 at St. John's Lutheran Church.
Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Thomas died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Faith Regional Health
Bob was born May 28, 1932 near Carroll the son of Wayne H. and Hilda L (Bruggeman) Thomas. He attended school in Carroll and graduated from Hoskins High School. Bob married Bernita Reeg on September 29, 1950 near Winside. The couple farmed near Hoskins and then Wayne. He then worked for 3M as a supervisor for many years until he started his own business "Ultimate Communications" providing satellite and cell phone services to Randolph and surrounding communities.
Bob is survived by his children Jean and Dan Fulton of Norfolk, Cindy and Richard (Hoodie) Krause of Hoskins, Bill Thomas and Shelly Mlnarik of Hoskins, Kathy and LaVerle Miller of York, Marci and Merlin Lambrecht of Omaha, Tammy and Ernie Paustian of Carroll, and Traci Thomas of Illinois, 18 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1965, one daughter Connie Bailey, and one grandson Joe Paustian.