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Nancy Ann  Thomas
  • Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
    222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3882
  • West Michigan Cancer Center
    200 North Park Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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“RIP Nancy! You were always such a good friend to all of us. You made everyday brighter! My prayers go out to your family and all the many friends...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Beglin - Marshall, MI

“So sorry to hear of your loss! Our hearts are sad to know that we will not see Nancy when we shop at FB! Beautiful person, beautiful smile, always...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jerry & Barb Robinson - MI

“So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. We were classmates since kindergarten that started at Lusk School in September 1958. Nancy was well liked and a...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Larry and Nancy Hartle - MI

“The Alexander Family would like to send our condolences to Nancy's family during this difficult time. May all the sweet memories you shared lighten...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Alexander-Odette - MArshall, MI

“My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the promise from God to end death forever in the near future. May this hope give you strength...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: A R - Chicago, IL

“This was a very hard long battle for Nancy and we thought of her often and would pray for her. Our wonderful memories of her for me were in MHS and...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Lucy Robinson - Marshall, MI

“May the GOD of all comfort prove to be a stronghold and a refuge for you (Psalm 18:2). I extend my deepest condolences to your family during this...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Lillie - MS

“I'm so sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. It may have been many many years since I saw Nancy I will always remember her smile and laughter. May god...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: kathy lynch - mesa, AZ - Friend

“I thank God for Nancy. She had a soul that would brighten anybody's day, and a caring nature unparalleled to none. We had some great times my...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Trinity Steen - Battle Creek, MI

“Nancy I'll never forget your smile, and I'll never forget you. Love you my friend. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Dennis Berry - Auburn, MI

“I will always remember your laugh and the fun we had together. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Caroline Thomas - EAST LANSING, MI

“So very sorry to hear of Nancy's passing , our prayers and thoughts go out to the family . Although I haven't seen Nancy for many years , I still...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Pat and Jack Hanchett , Wright - SC

“I only got to know Nancy for a few years but they were some of the best times I had playing cards and hanging out. I will miss her unforgettable...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: L Holt - Battle Creek, MI

“RIP a forever friend. I'm so glad that you were a part of our lives. Your laugh will not be forgot as well as all the good times that our group has...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Hoover

“We are so sad to hear of Nancys passing. She will be missed by all. She had that fantastic unforgettable laugh! Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Jean Rodgers - Marshall, MI

“Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Heath - Albion, MI - friend

“So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing.We didnt realize she was so bad.Carol sent me a card this winter and said she was staying with Janet.Sure will...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Roger,Marilyn Shreve - Marshall, MI

“Nancy will always be remembered as my smiling, laughing, fun loving cousin. So many memories growing up as children, spending time at each of our...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Marilyn O'Connell - Stevensville

“So many unbelievable memories that I can't begin to choose just one. You are and always will be my "best" friend. I had the honor of meeting you in...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Melba Ratliff/Jackson - Marshall, MI

“I am so sorry to hear about Nancy. She was always so full of life and had a smile for everyone. What a sweet person.yDzSk ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Hindenach Babcock - MI

“Nancy was always so much fun to be with. Our girls get-together would usually end with our jaws hurting from all the laughter. We had so many good...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Cindi Beattie - Marshall, MI

“My dear friend may your family know that you touched so many people you meet and worked with. Our family is sorry for your loss , but happy that...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Kathie Walbeck - Lafayette, IN

“RIP dear friend!!! There was nothing but fun when you were around! Your laugh, oh your laugh, was so contagious! You were loved by many and you will...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Vandever - Marshall, MI


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Nancy Ann Thomas of Battle Creek, MI

We lost our best friend, sister, daughter, aunt, great-aunt, mother, and grandmother on May 31, 2017. Nancy fought pancreatic cancer for seven long months, and she never gave up. But that's the kind of person she was. She was the third child born to John and Carolyn (Dean) Thomas in 1953 and grew up on the family farm in Eckford Township. Her love of animals kept her busy with 4-H projects and canine training as a kid. After graduating from Marshall High School in 1971, she worked for State Farm Insurance and then Battle Creek Farm Bureau. For 23 years at Farm Bureau, she had many loyal customers who also became her friends. Nancy's sense of humor, generosity and love to others endeared her to her many friends and her family. And she loved a good party!
Her family will host the party of a lifetime in her honor on Saturday, June 10th at the Party Barn of Gary and Ruthann Thomas, 21875 D Drive South, Marshall. Please join us from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy's honor can be directed to the West Michigan Cancer Center, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek is servicing and supporting the family.