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Idaho State Journal, 11/08/11
MONTPELIER - Don C. Thomas, 63, passed away on November 6, 2011, after years of heart
and diabetic issues.
Don was born in Boise, Idaho, on August 5, 1948. He was the oldest son of Cecil K. and
Joyce Bolton Thomas. He was
raised and attended schools in Montpelier, graduating in 1968, with the first class of
Bear Lake High School.
He worked for a time as a section worker for the railroad. He later worked at the
helmet factory in Montpelier and finally worked with the city as a sanitation worker.
Shortly after working for the city he developed health problems, preventing him from
He was an avid sports fan and a dedicated San Fransisco 49'r fan. He never married.
He took joy in being involved in activities with his brother's family, especially his
nephews and extended family activities with uncles, aunt and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father. He is survived by his brother, Gary
(Char) Thomas of Montpelier; nephews, Matt Thomas, Rock Springs, Wyoming, Marty (Crystal)
Thomas, Zachary and Alex Thomas, all of Montpelier.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Matthews
Mortuary in Montpelier, Idaho. A viewing will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. prior to
services. Interment will be in the Montpelier Cemetery.
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