Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Eleanor (Ellie) A. Thomas of Arnold

Ellie Thomas was born on August 29, 1927 in Boise, Idaho, where she grew up and married C.R. Bob Thomas in 1948.
   Bob was in the Marine Corps stationed at Camp Pendleton.

   She worked for Pac Bell for 25 years in Boise and Orange County as a Telephone Operator.

    Ellie had three children, Connie (John) St. George of Riverside, Tom (Becky) Thomas of Mountain Ranch and Scott Thomas of Murphys.   She had 5 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

   Upon their retirement Bob and Ellie moved to Arnold, where she was active in the Mother Lode Chapter of Eastern Star #123 in Murphys and the Independence Hall Quilters in Arnold.

   she was predeceased by her husband Bob,  her parents Edward and Cora Thorsted and her sister Margaret Johnson.

   She was a loving Mother, Wife and Grandmother. She will be deeply missed.

   Graveside services were held Wednesday March 12, 2014 at Buena vista Cemetery in Murphys.

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