Doris May metzler Thomas
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Doris May metzler Thomas

March 07, 1927 - March 03, 2010

Doris May metzler Thomas

March 07, 1927 - March 03, 2010


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Obituary for Doris May metzler Thomas

Doris May Metzler Thomas, 82, of 4060 Point Clear Drive, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

A native of St. Paul, MN, Ms. Thomas was born March 7, 1927 a daughter of the late Elmer Wilmer and Lucille Cecil Bowes Metzler. She was retired from Ecolab,Inc., a member o f LifePoint Christian Church and the Tega Cay Woman’s Club. She was preceded in death by her sister Lillian Brunkow, two brothers Tom and John Metzler and a great grandson.

Surviving are two daughters Sandie Hofschulte and her husband Earl of So. St. Paul, MN, Pat Maze and her husband Keith of Tega Cay, SC; a son Dave Thomas of Rock Hill, SC; two sisters Margie King of St. Paul, MN, and Helen Baller of White Bear, MN; four brother George Metzler of St. Paul, MN, Paul Metzler of Scandia, MN, Ken Metzler and wife Joan of Milltown, WI and Donald Metzler of Dolliver, Iowa; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ms. Thomas will be held Saturday March 13, 2010, at 6:30pm, at LifePoint Christian Church in Ft. Mill with Pastor Matt McGue officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LifePointe Christian Church, PO Box 38750 Charlotte, NC 28278 or Hospice & Community Care of Rock Hill, 2275 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

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