Mrs. Thoma worked as a cashier for Schnucks before her retirement.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis L. Thoma, whom she married on December 9, 1967, and who died on May 7, 2001; her parents, James S. and Catherine, nee Walters, North; two sisters, Shirley Morris and Doris M. Davis; and a brother, James B. North.
Surviving are her two sons, Dennis L. (Amy) Thoma Jr. of Freeburg, IL, and Jimmy Thoma of Freeburg;
two granddaughters, Lauren Thoma and Hadleigh Thoma;
a grandson, Vincent Thoma;
numerous nieces, nehews, cousins, friends;
and her best friend, Mary Casey.
Memorials may be made to The Life Skills Class at Freeburg Community High School. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL, with Fr. Mark Reyling officiating.
Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.