Edna Lorraine Thomas
Edna Lorraine Thomas, 97, of Kimball, SD passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton, SD. Funeral Services were held December 16, 2019 at Kimball Protestant Parish, Kimball. A Committal Service followed at the Kimball Community Cemetery. Mount Funeral Home of Kimball assisted with arrangements. Edna Lorraine (Scott) Thomas was born on April 25, 1922 to Richard and Lula Belle (Harrison) Scott in White Lake, SD. She grew up in White Lake and graduated from Ravinia High School. On July 21, 1941, Edna was united in marriage to John Thomas.
Edna was baptized in 1956 at the Methodist Church and became a member in 1984. She was an active member of the Shalom Ladies Group and helped to tie quilts for the church outreach. Edna loved to garden and was always canning to share with the family. She was a wonderful cook and her pies, fudge and cookies were the greatest.
Edna enjoyed reading, polka music and dancing. Her memory will be cherished by her three sons: Richard (Vickie) Thomas of Gregory, SD, Dallas (Lois) Thomas of Tabor, SD and Kenneth (Margaret) Thomas of Pukwana, SD; 8 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; a sister, Betty Hossle of Salem, SD; along with many nieces and nephews. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas (Oct. 12, 1997); a son, Darold Thomas; three grandchildren: Travis, Chad and David Thomas; her parents, Richard and Lula Belle Scott; and 11 siblings. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through mountfuneralhome. com.