Elaine L. (Kocher) ThomAugust 24, 1937 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 80)
Elaine L. Thom, 80, of Tiffin, passed away on Wednesday evening, January 10, 2018 at St. Francis Home.
She was born on August 24, 1937, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Lawrence W. and Buelah L. (Wilhelm) Kocher. On July 30, 1960, she married Kenneth D. Thom.
Survivors include her son, Roger L. Thom of Hilliard; daughter, Vicki L. (Kevin) Bryant of Ostrander; and grandchildren, Alexandra M. Thom of Missoula, Montana and Isaac Thom of Hillard.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth; and sister, Suzanne Sigler.
Elaine graduated in 1955 from Bucyrus High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University and Master’s degree from Ashland University. She was a teacher at Mohawk Schools for 22 years and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Elaine was a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association, Women of the Moose, Ohio Genealogy Society, Seneca County Genealogy Society, Seneca County Historical Society, Allen Eiry Senior Center and was a docent at the Seneca County Museum. She enjoyed genealogy and traveling in the United States and abroad.
Her funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424 with Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the funeral on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca County Museum, SCAT or to F.A.C.T.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.