John Edward Thomas
John Edward Thomas

September 18, 1962 - April 12, 2018
Born in Columbus, OH
Resided in Clive, Iowa
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John Edward Thomas, 55, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11 am Tuesday, April 17th at Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife, Patti; 6 children: Shannon Thomas, Stacy (Dawson) Mellina, Melissa (Jacob) Waelder, Christina Thomas, Carole Thomas, Sara Thomas; 3 grandchildren: Austin, Samantha, Adam; mother, Rita Lacher Thomas; 13 siblings: Catherine O'meara, Christina Thomas, Rebecca Thomas, Juliana (Thomas) DiCesare, Angelina (James) Headings, Stephen Thomas, Anthony (Rita) Thomas, Daniel Thomas, Pete Thomas, Traci Thomas-Burke, Meg (Marc) Miller, James Thomas, Tad Thomas; and many nieces and nephews their spouses and children. John was preceded in death by his father, Dean Thomas and brother, David Thomas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jester Park Equestrian Center- Horses Helping Heroes 11171 NW 103rd Court Granger, Iowa 50109. Online condolences are welcome at

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
11:00 AM
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Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
12:30 PM


Jester Park Equestrian Center - Horses Helping Heroes
11171 NW 103rd Court
Granger, Iowa USA 50109