Magdalena Cecilia Thomas

Mar. 1, 1930 - May 1, 2020

Magdalena Cecilia Tho-

mas, 90, Harvey, ND died

Friday, May 1, 2020 at the

St. Aloisius Nursing


Services will be held at

2 p.m. on Wednesday,

May 20, 2020 at St. Ceci-

lia Catholic Church, Har-

vey, ND. Burial will fol-

low in the church

cemetery. The funeral will

be streamed live on the

YouTube link on the

Hertz Funeral Home web-

site obituary link.

Magdalena was born on

March 1, 1930 in Minot,

ND to Andrew and

Marion (Vetsch) Volk.

She grew up on the family

farm near Orrin, ND. She

also attended country

school. Magdalena mar-

ried Frank Thomas on

June 7, 1948 in Orrin.

They lived and farmed

with Frank’s parents until

eventually purchasing it.

They operated a diversi-

fied dairy farm for many

years. Frank died in


Survivors include sons,

Patrick (Jamie Falde) of

Loretto, MN, Brian

(Becky) of Baldwin, ND,

Brad (Debbie) of Nash-

ville, Arkansas, Wally

(Deb) of Owatonna, MN;

daughter, Ronda (Buck

Marsalla) Thomas of Tus-

con, AZ; sister, Marcella

Johnson of Williston; 14

grandchildren; 25

great-grandchildren; 2

step grandchildren; 7 step


Magdalena was preced-

ed in death by her

parents; husband; son, Ja-

son; siblings, Elizabeth,

Marie, Walburga, George,

Alois, Joe, Paul, Peter,

Hedvig and Floretta.

Memorials preferred to

the St. Cecilia Catholic

Church or St. Aloisius

Nursing Home in Harvey.

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