Kenneth R. Thomas

Kenneth R. Thomas, 79, lifetime Canton resident, died Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Pine Village, Moundridge. He was a retired line superintendent for Mac Co. Gas in Canton and was a former employee of the City of Canton. He was born May 7, 1938 in Goessel, the son of Daniel J. and Lisbeth L. (Hamm) Thomas. On August 10, 1958 he married Judith E. Heim at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Canton, of which he was a member. Kenneth was also a longtime member of the Canton Fire Department and had previously served as fire chief for many years. Survivors include his wife, Judith; a daughter, Julie Carbonneau, Canton; two brothers, Larry (Judith “Patsy“) Thomas, Destin, Florida and Don (Karen) Thomas, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; a sister, Joan (Jay) Fortner, McPherson; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, James K. Thomas on March 2, 2016 and a brother Robert Thomas. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Canton. Interment will be in the Canton Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. Memorials have been established with the church or the Canton Fire Department, in care of the mortuary.


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