Mildred "Millie" M. Thomas, age 98, of Janesville, died on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Vintage on the Ponds, Delavan.
She was born in Reedsburg on Dec. 13, 1918, the daughter of Charles and Bernice (Coulter) Thiele. She married Robert L. Thomas in Watsonville, CA on Aug. 3, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 11, 1991. After her husband's completion in the Military they returned to Wisconsin making their home in Delavan. Throughout her many years, Millie worked at Borgs in Delavan, did housekeeping for several families and retired from Ajay Industries. Millie and Bob enjoyed many years camping, especially at their trailer on the Wisconsin River in Sauk City. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Millie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mildred is survived by her daughter, Theressa (Mike) Roherty of Janesville; 2 grandchildren, Tammy (Rick) Siegl of Verona, and Shelley (Craig) Howe of Honey Brook, PA; 5 great grandchildren: Rick and Kylee Siegl, Alex, Mitchell and Abigail Howe; many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and 5 siblings: Clyde Owens, Charles Thiele, Jr., Theressa Altergott, Elizabeth Kerr and Gladys Hall.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. James Melvin officiating. Interment will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Delavan. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com