Delmer S. Thoman, Sr., 87, Concordia, died Sunday at the Sunset Nursing Home in Concordia. He was born on Feb. 1, 1924 in Concordia, and graduated from Salina High School in 1941. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. Mr. Thoman married Ginny Ray in November 1946 in Mankato. He owned and operated Carl Thoman and Son Water Well Drilling.
Mr. Thoman is survived by four sons, Delmer Jr., Kent of Atlanta, Chris, Concordia, Jack, Denver; and a sister, Bernita Perry, Lawrence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ginny, on March 8, 2008.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia with Pastor Denise Group officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion Post No. 76 and VFW Post No. 588. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday with family greeting friends from 7 - 8 p.m. in the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. Memorials may be left to the First Presbyterian Church in Concordia in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at http://www.chaputbuoy.com. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia is in charge of arrangements.