Marlene Ann Thomas
August 17, 2021
BESSEMER, Mich. — Marlene Ann (nee Wanhaaho) Thomas, 67, of Bessemer, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.
She was born on July 12, 1954, in L’Anse, a daughter of Martin Arnold and Sylvia Mary (Kiviranta) Wanhaaho.
On Aug. 4, 1984, Marlene was united in marriage to David Lyle Thomas in Evanston, Wyoming.
She was a certified nursing assistant.
When Marlene and David lived in Exton, Pennsylvania, she worked at Frank’s Nursery & Crafts and was a supervisor at Michaels Arts & Crafts.
She was a member of the Apostolic Lutheran Church in Ironwood.
Marlene is survived by her husband, David; a brother, Keith (Shirley) Wanhaaho, Elo; two sisters, Jeanne (Daryl) Lampela, Allouez, and Diane Piispanen, Ironwood; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Marla Jean Wanhaaho, in 1958.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield. Condolences may be expressed online at lakesidememorialchapel.com.