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“To the family of Jim Thomas, Please accept our deepest sympathy on your loss. He was a special person, With Deepest Sympathy, Jim and Marilyn Zeller...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jim and Marilyn Zeller - Mesa, AZ

“Please accept the sympathy of the St. Paul the Apostle parish family. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: St. Paul the Apostle - Peotone, IL

“I was fortunate to work for Jim @ Tri-Star. He was a great man and will be remembered by many. My deepest sympathy to the Thomas family on your loss....Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: paula bachmann - mokena, IL

“Very sorry to here of Jim's passing. Many years ago when we were youngsters, Jim passed his paper route on to me and when we would "check out" each...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Gecan - LaGrange, IL

“Jim........just read about your father. Just wanted to tell you that I am sorry. You take care of yourself & God Bless......Don ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Don Shepherd - Billerica, MA

“I was fortunate to work for Jim @ Tri-Star. He was a great man and will be remembered by many. My deepest sympathy to the Thomas family on your loss....Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: paula bachmann - mokena, IL

“Very sorry to here of Jim's passing. Many years ago when we were youngsters, Jim passed his paper route on to me and when we "checked out" each week...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“God bless you& your Family at this difficult time.Prayers coming your way. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Bud& Gisela Straley - Ft. Myers, FL

“Dear Debbie, I'm sorry to hear of your Father's death. Remember all the happy times and how much your Dad loved you. Terri Moore xo ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Terri Moore - Homer Glen, IL

“We are thinking of the Thomas family and send our condolences. ”
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James H. Thomas
79, passed away suddenly on January 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Frances (nee Markelz) Thomas; two brothers, William (Phyllis) and LeRoy (Pat), aunts and uncles. He was a member of the United States Army from 1954-1957. Jim was one of three owners of Tri-Star Cabinets in which he was an integral part of its success. Survivors include his loving children, Debbie Sefcik, Jim (Diane) Thomas, Steve (Ginny) Thomas, and Michelle (Michael) Thompson. He was blessed with 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Also surviving are Judy Thomas (former wife and dear friend), a step brother Robert (Cheryl) Hubert, and a step sister Rosemary (Robert) Stromberg along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations to Joliet Area Community Hospice or Alzheimers Research would be appreciated. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E. Francis Rd. New Lenox on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 3 – 8pm. Funeral Service Thursday, January 11, 2018 with prayers at 10:30 at the funeral home to St. Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am. Interment will be private.