December 11, 1965 - March 9, 2021
Kathleen “Kathy” M. Thomas, age 55 of Monroe, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021, surrounded by her family after an extensive battle with cancer. Born December 11, 1965 she is the daughter of John LeRay and Bonnie Lynn (Tom) Ish. She was a Monroe High School graduate and attended Dorsey Schools where she studied business. Kathy had multiple jobs, she worked as a server for twenty years at Bob Evans in Monroe; she owned and operated an in-home daycare, caring for many children; she also worked at a car auction as an expert detailer. Kathy loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She loved to take trips to Petoskey, Michigan, with her family where they went skiing. Kathy had a caring heart and saw the kindness in everyone. She was active in politics and was very fond of former-president, Donald Trump. Kathy was famous for her enchiladas; she was an outstanding cook. In her free time, she liked gardening, going on walks and riding her bike. To cherish her memory, Kathleen leaves her mother, Bonnie (Tom) Ish; four children: Jennifer (Corey) Ish, Madeline Thomas, Mallorie Thomas, and Brent Joseph (Amber) Thomas all of Monroe; two siblings, favorite sister Diane (Jeffery) Ish and Kevin Ish of Monroe; and four grandchildren: Kristian Ish, Colby Bryson, Gavin Thomas, and Lucy Thomas all of Monroe. Kathleen is preceded in death by her father, John LeRay Ish and husband, Leslie “Brent” Thomas. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, March 19, 2021, from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Bacarella Funeral Home, 1201 S. Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161. Services celebrating Kathy’s life will begin immediately following visitation at 6 p.m. also at Bacarella Funeral Home. Deacon Mike Stewart will officiate. Memorial contributions in Kathy’s memory are suggested to the family.
Kathleen “Kathy” M. Thomas, age 55 of Monroe, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021, surrounded by her family after an extensive battle with cancer. Born December 11, 1965 she is the daughter of John LeRay and Bonnie Lynn (Tom)... View Obituary & Service Information
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