Edward Thomas

AMERY, Wis. – Edward Stephen “Edo” Thomas, 93, of Amery, formerly of Deerwood, Minn., died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Willow Ridge Health Care Center in Amery.

Ed was born on Jan. 7, 1921, in Crosby, Minn., to Edward and Katherine (Stimac) Thomas. He was a retired employee of Inland Steel with 30 years of service. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Crosby.

Survivors include one son, Steve (Cassie) Thomas of Iron Mountain; three daughters,

Joan (Cliff) Swenson of Dresser, Wis., Janet (Dennis) Yackle of Gaastra, and

Barbara Sundquist of Rochester, Minn.; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are his parents; three brothers, Jack, Mike and John Thomas; and four sisters, Mary Thomas, Ann Stefano, Eva Sklasz and Donna Gross.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 15, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Crosby.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, at Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby.

Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home of Crosby.