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Steward Thomet




Born: 1941
Death: January 12, 2008

THOMET – Stewart Thomet aged 67 of Alto/Lowell passed away January 12 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving wife Pat of 48 years daughter Deb (Dave) Galbreath and son Steve (Ruth) Thomet. He is also survived by his grandchildren whom he adored and who adored him: Nathan and Kyle Galbreath and Caroline Spencer Sam and Annie Thomet. Grandpa Stew had a sense of humor till the end with his grandchildren looking forward to their visits and hugs. Also surviving are his sister Jeanne Sobleskey and brothers Duke Rich and Ron (Rose) Thomet; brother-in-law Bruce (Cheryl) Rittenger; aunts and uncle nieces and nephews; and extended Timpson Avenue families. Stew was preceded in death by his parents Al Thomet and Fannie (Thomet) Gahan; brother-in-law Walt Sobleskey; sisters-in-law Marylynn Thomet Cathy Thomet and Shirley Thomet; nephews Tim Sobleskey and Shawn Thomet. He was a gentle quiet and wise man who silently helped many people. The outpouring of love and support from family many friends and past customers illustrates the tremendous respect people have for him. Stew was a 1958 graduate of Lowell High School. He spent most of his life in sales. 37 years spent at Thomet Chev & Buick as general manager and later years as part owner. He was a charter member of Alto Lions Club and Alto United Methodist Church. He enjoyed people working in the yard and fields with his wife on the farm that they have owned for 43 years. His hobbies were restoring his family’s antique tractors and working in his shop and attending all his grandchildren’s activities. Interment Bowne Cemetery. Funeral services will be January 16th at the Roth-Gerst Funeral Home 305 N. Hudson Lowell with Rev. Dean Bailey officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In honor of Stew contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Alto United Methodist Church Building fund Hospice of Michigan or the American Cancer Society for research of cures for this terrible disease.

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