Obituary for Janet Thomas |

Obituary for Janet Thomas

Janet Thomas

Janet Thomas passed away Sept. 1, 2014, of complications of Alzheimer’s Disease in Woodland, Calif.

A celebration of her life will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at United Methodist Church, 212 2nd Street, Woodland, Calif.

Janet was born May 5, 1932, to Harvey and Elsie (McGlaughlin) Foster in St. Luke’s Hospital, Seattle, Wash. She was raised in Ocosta, Wash., and graduated from Ocosta High School.

She spent her entire career managing physicians’ offices in South Lake Tahoe. Her finest gift, however, was her unconditional love and support of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

There were very few sporting events or milestones in their lives she missed. She was also a sports fanatic and loved working in her garden.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Hugh Thomas who she married on May 26, 1954. Together they raised three children, who also survive her, Randy (Andrea) Thomas, Shelley (Tom) Muller and Scott (Cathie) Thomas, as well as six grandsons, Jeff, Brian, Colin, Peter, Harrison, Matthew; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, sister and numerous aunts and uncles.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Janet’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association at

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