Vincent A. Thomas

Died: Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Age: 97

Vincent A. Thomas, 97, died May 27 at the Red Bud Nursing Home.

Born in St. Louis, Mr. Thomas re-sided in Red Bud, Ill. He previously re-sided in south St. Louis. He was a re-tired mail and express agent for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Bill Bereitschaft; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Grace C. Thomas (nee Schae-fering).

Services were at Assumption Catholic Church. Visitation was at John L. Zieg-enhein and Sons, south county. Burial was in Mount Olive Cemetery.