Victoria "Tootie" Bertha (1924 - 2005)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Thoma, Klueckmann, Schoenherr, Kesler, Gress, Mills
----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) December 21, 2005
Thoma, Victoria "Tootie" Bertha Edwina (November 27, 1924 - December 16, 2005)
Victoria Bertha Edwina Thoma, age 81, of Neillsville, died December 16, 2005, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit of Marshfield.
Victoria was born on November 27, 1924, in Clark County, Town of Weston, the daughter of Herman and Hedwig "Hattie" (Klueckmann) Schoenherr. She married George Thoma on January 1, 1944 in Globe. She was educated at Globe School. She was born, grew up, and spent nearly her whole life in the Town of Weston, having lived at Country View Apartments in Neillsville only the past 1½ years. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, canning, baking, and playing cards. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Globe and a member of Globe Homemakers Club. She was employed at White Horse Inn and held various cleaning jobs.
Victoria is survived by two daughters, Sandy (Dick) Kesler of Zimmerman, MN; Kay (Steve) Gress of Vesper; two sons, Tim (Lorie) Thoma of Neillsville; Jeff (Sandy) Thoma of Neillsville; ten grandchildren, Renee, Todd, Pam, Amy, Chris, Emily, Lindsey, Matthew, Samantha, and Nick; nine great-grandchildren: one sister, Lorraine Schoenherr of Pewaukee, WI; and loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George; her parents; two sisters, Henrietta Mills and Vivian Thoma; and three brothers, Victor, Gerald "Jerry", and Herman Jr.
A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 26, at Immanuel Church in Globe. The Rev. Daniel Cole will officiate. There will be a gathering of family and friends from noon to 2 p.m. at the church. Interment will be held at Globe Cemetery in the spring.
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