Olive Katherine Thomas, 101, passed away on March 2, 2013, at the Eden Care Facility in Mesa, Arizona. Born September 9, 1911, in Lake Wilson, Minnesota, to Oliver Herbert and Anna Lavada Wornson. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert (Cobby) Thomas and brother Ralph Gordon (Pete) Wornson. She is survived by nephews Peter Wornson (Katsuko), John Wornson (Lucy), William Thomas and nieces Mary White (Robert), Paula Krugel (Joe), Mary Pope, Ann Nelson, Patricia LaMont and Jane Klein and cousin Dorothy Johnson.
The family moved to Kasota, Minnesota, in 1926. Olive worked at Brett's Department Store from 1937-1979 becoming manager of the Dry Goods Department. She married Cobby in 1942 and moved to St. Peter. In 1980 Olive and Cobby built a winter home in Mesa, Arizona.
Funeral Services will be on Friday, March 22nd at 11:00 with a Visitation starting at 10:00 at the Union Presbyterian Church in St. Peter. The family invites you to send condolences to
com. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her name to the Union Presbyterian Church, the Calvary Catholic Cemetery or charity of one's choice.
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