FINDLAY — Michael Thom, 38, of Findlay, died on Saturday, March 4, 2017. He was born on June 15, 1978, in Findlay.
is survived by his mother, Diane (George) Martin of Findlay; his
father, William (Christine Nellis) Thom of Findlay; his fiancé, Jennifer
Craig of Findlay; his sons, Jamie (Breana McPherson) Shackelford of
Findlay and Blaine Thom of Findlay; his daughters, Shelby Craig of
Findlay and Addisyn Thom of Findlay; his sisters, Lisa (Regie) Hayes of
Arlington, Christina (Terry Evans) Hoop of Dunkirk, twin sister,
Michelle Knepper of Lima and Ann (Zachary) Brenneman of Findlay; his
grandson, Easton; his brother-in-law, Alan Knepper of Arcadia; numerous
nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and step-siblings.
preceded in death by his daughter, Gracelynn Thom; maternal
grandparents: Robert and Norma Apple; his paternal grandparents: Bill
and Irene Thom.
Mike was a self employed painter and a member of
the American Legion Post 3. He loved racing, snowmobiling, photography,
cooking, camping, hanging out with the guys at the shop, as well as
fishing and hunting with his brother-in-law. He was known to his family
as a master barbequer but Mike’s greatest joy in life was spending time
with his children and family.
A funeral service will be held at 11
a.m., Friday, March 10, at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay. Burial
will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay. Visitation will be held from 2
to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael Thom Children’s Fund in care of Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.coldrencrates.com.