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Thelma Marie Ley

Graveside Services: Friday, September 30th at 2:00 pm at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park

Thelma Marie Ley, age 71, of Delta, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Monday, September 26, 2016, in the emergency room at the Fulton County Health Center. She was born July 2, 1945 in Toledo, Ohio to Richard and Marie (Hardy) Johnson. Thelma was a 1963 graduate of Waite High School and attended Mary Manse College in Toledo. On November 7, 1964, she married her beloved husband, Tommy Ley, Sr. He preceded her in death on March 8, 2016.

Thelma was an active member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Toledo. She supported her children as they were growing up in their sporting events and coached softball. Thelma enjoyed gardening, bird watching, fishing and taking walks through Oak Openings. She was an avid Ohio State football fan, and most of all loved spending time with her kids and grandkids.

Thelma will be greatly missed by her children, Tommy (Denise) Ley, Tonnie (Darvellio) Jimenez, Telly (Chuck) Seel and Toby (Michele) Ley; grandchildren, Sidney, Tasha, Hailey, Tyra, Brady, Tess, Clayton, Tyler and Chase; her sisters, Carol White, Pam (Lupe) Silva and Linda Foster; sister-in-law, Sandy Johnson; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Tommy, Thelma was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Kenny.

Family and friends may visit Thursday, September 29th from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631). Visitation will continue Friday, September 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 611 Woodville Rd., Toledo, OH 43605, where services celebrating her life will begin at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Beth Giller officiating. Following a luncheon, graveside services will commence at 2:00 p.m. at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Residence: Delta, Ohio

Visitation: Thursday, September 29th from 4 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Service: Friday, September 30th at 10:00 am at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Toledo

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We are praying that God brings your peace and comfort during this difficult time. Take Care.

Dan and Luann (Kelley) Boyd Oct 1 2016 12:00 AM

To Family: I am sorry to learn of your loss. You are in my prayers.

Linda Scheuerman Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM

I was shocked to read about Thelma in the paper. I know her from albert st. in east toledo. Knew her brother and sister mainly Carol and thier parents. Prayers and faith for all her family at this soo sad time. Be strong for GOD sees your sorrow . Carol i've been trying to get you on your email with no luck,please get with me on mine or call me.

betty hughes Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM

Thelma was such a dear person and worked so hard at St. mark whether caling me for lectoring or food for funeral luncheons or other obligations she took on. Her soft voice was so warm. God surely can use a hard worker up there. I will miss her!.

Jean Oberkiser Sep 28 2016 12:00 AM

There are no words in moments such as these. Please know you and your family are in our prayers. May God surround you all at this heartbreaking time. Sending our love, God Bless.

Lynnette and John Stephens Sep 28 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for the loss of Aunt Thelma. I have many great memories from childhood that I have and will always keep close in my heart. Sending you all my love and praying that God sends his Angels to wrap their comforting wings around you all.

Andrea Lynn Silva-Boyak Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. May God give His peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Melody Gramling Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Thelma's passing, she was a wonderful, kind and generous soul who enjoyed people and fun. She will be missed.

Beth Weaver Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM