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Eugene E. Thomae

November 18, 1927 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Eugene Thomae Obituary

Eugene E. Thomae, 96, of Shipman, passed away at 9:50 pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab. 

He was born on November 18, 1927, in Bunker Hill, IL, to the late Joe and Edith (Moulton) Thomae.

Eugene married Mary Lou Allen on January 15, 1956, in Shipman. She preceded him in death on November 8, 2013.

A graduate of Carlinville High School, Eugene served our country in the United States Army Corp of Engineers during the Korean War.  He farmed for over 20 years and worked at Olin Corporation as a draftsman and engineer for 25 years. He was a member of Shipman Lodge #212 and the Methodist church in Shipman. 

Eugene is survived by four children, Lynn Thomae of Shipman, Mark (Deb) Thomae of Shipman, Brent Thomae of Broken Arrow, OK, Gary (Deanna) Thomae of Shipman; nine grandchildren Pete (Krystal) Thomae of Shipman, Zach (Ashley) Thomae of Edwardsville, Nick (Kaylee) Thomae of Brighton, Jaeme Thomae of Glendale CA, Isaac, Lauren, Julia, Bella and Seth Thomae, all of Shipman; and eight great grandchildren. 

Visitation will be held from 9 am until the time of funeral service at 11 am on Friday, December 22, 2023, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.

Burial will follow at Bunker Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital.

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December 22, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Anderson Family Funeral Home
501 W. Center St.
Brighton, IL 62012

Funeral Service
December 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Anderson Family Funeral Home
501 W. Center St.
Brighton, IL 62012


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