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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Thelma Degitz

  • Thelma Degitz
    95, of Quincy, Ill.

    Thelma Mae Degitz, age 95, 2130 Harrison, and formerly of 1811 So. 24th, Quincy, Ill., died at 5:10 a.m. Friday, September 14, 2012, in Good Samaritan Home.
    She was born August 13, 1917, in Jacksonville, Illinois, the daughter of Russell L. and Alma Mae Woodall Oliver.
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  • Thelma Degitz
    95, of Quincy, Ill.
    Thelma Mae Degitz, age 95, 2130 Harrison, and formerly of 1811 So. 24th, Quincy, Ill., died at 5:10 a.m. Friday, September 14, 2012, in Good Samaritan Home.
    She was born August 13, 1917, in Jacksonville, Illinois, the daughter of Russell L. and Alma Mae Woodall Oliver.
    On August 18, 1936, she married F. Oliver Degitz. He preceded her in death on December 4, 1994.
    Mrs. Degitz was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ and a member of Eastern Star in Belvidere, IL. She was an avid Blue Devil basketball fan and a supporter of Quincy High School sports. She had been employed as an assistant and receptionist for Dr. E.W. Pope and Dr. Lawrence.
    Survivors include three sons, John O. Degitz and his wife, Sandy, of Round Rock, TX, Richard L. Degitz and his wife, Susan, of Ballwin, MO, and Lawrence R. Degitz and his wife, Georgia, of Hannibal, MO;  five grandchildren, Cynthia Bast and her husband, Jim, of Austin, TX, Stephanie Boone and her husband, Roger, of Ballwin, MO, Scott Degitz of Manchester, MO, Douglas Degitz and his wife, Amanda, of Quincy, and Laura Hall of Hannibal; and 12 great grandchildren.
    In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Mrs. Doris Kelle.
    Services: Monday September 17, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Disseler officiating.
    Burial: Greenmount Cemetery.
    Visitation: Monday, September 17, 2012 from 10-11 a.m. at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
    Memorial: Blessing Foundation for Hospice or Good Samaritan Home.
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