Oleta Marie Thomas, 54, of Urbana, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
She was born on September 10, 1963 in Urbana, OH, a daughter of Joseph and Phyllis (Taylor) Hagenbuch. A member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Urbana and an OSU fan, Oleta was a wonderful mom who loved being with her family. She was a warm, caring, loving and remarkable woman who loved helping others and always put her family first.
Survivors include her husband, Herbert Thomas Jr.; children, Matt (Amber) Huffman and Brittany (Jamie) Slone; father of her children, Clint Huffman; grandchildren, Gabrielle, Lydia, Tristan and Zachary; step-grandchildren, Shianne and Jade Slone; her parents; and siblings, Cheryl Erwin, Joanna (Russell) Oppelt, Chris Hagenbuch, Danny Hagenbuch and Jon (Amanda) Hagenbuch. She loved her co-workers and her church family.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Hagenbuch Jr., and her four-legged child, Jake and many others.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017 in the WALTER & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 in St. Mary Catholic Church, 231 Washington Ave., Urbana.