William Joseph Thoma


AUBURN — William Joseph Thoma, 62, of Auburn, died Jan. 4, at home.

He was born Jan. 28, 1950 in Oelwein, Iowa, to Willard and Marian Thoma.

He was a member of the New Auburn Social Club.

He enjoyed watching sports, socializing with everyone, and spending time with all of his beloved pets throughout the years.

He is survived by his four children, Chris, Dan, Mike and Brandi Thoma; their mother and his wife of 28 years, Deborah; his grandchildren, Ezra, Robin, Derek, Ashley, Jessica and Christina; his great-grandchildren, Bentley and Tanner; his sister, Patty Thoma Nefzger; brothers, Mike and Ed Thoma; and many nieces and nephews from Iowa.

He was predeceased by his parents; and sister, Trudy.