Thoma, Vivian Paula (1923 - 2001)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 03/07/2001

Thoma, Vivian Paula (1923 - 2001)

Vivian Paula Thoma, 77, Neillsville, Clark County, died on Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at the House of the Dove, Marshfield. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., on Thursday, March 8, at the Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, and from 10 to 11 a.m., on Friday, March 9, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Globe, with funeral services following at 11 a.m. The Rev. Kevin Hanke will officiate. Interment will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dale Fletcher, Chad Hagedorn, Joh Hoppa, Daryn Horn, Jason Koepp, Allen Mills, Dallas Thoma, Jeff Thoma, and Tim Thoma.

Vivian Paula Schoenherr was born on May 21, 1923, in the town of Weston, to Herman and Hedwig Hattie (nee Kluekmann) Schoenherr. She attended Globe School and then worked for Walter Groettke for a few years. She also worked for Wedges Creek Research Farm form 1965 to 1979, in the town of Seif. When it close in 1979, she went to work fo Bio-Life, working for both places as a research technician, until retiring after 20 years. She married Harold Thoma on June 20, 1942, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Globe. She enjoyed bird watching, playing cards, especially cribbage and sheepshead, watching her grandson play ball, gardening, and camping. She was a member of the Globe Homemaker s Club, the Worchel School Mother s Club, Central Wisconsin Campers Camping Club, and the Globe GreenLighters' Snowmobile Club.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Thoma, Neillsville one son, Rick (Bonnie) Thoma, Neillsville one daughter, Karen Hoppa, Neillsville five grandchildren, Monte Hoppa, Tammy Thoma, John Hoppa, Lisa Thoma, and Dallas Thoma, all of Neillsville and two sisters, Victoria Tootie Thoma, Neillsville, and Lorraine Schoenherr, Pewaukee.

She was preceded in death by her parents one sister, Henrietta Mills and three brothers, Victor, Gerald Jerry , and Herman Jr.
The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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