homepage logo

Melanie A. Thomas, 66

Feb 4, 2018

Melanie A. Thomas

Laramie, Wyoming Melanie Arlene Thomas, age 66, of Laramie, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Ivinson Memorial Hospital. She was born in Winnebago, to Richard and Delma (Kinney) Babcock on Feb. 21, 1951.

She grew up in Minnesota later moving to Wyoming to further her education. She graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1973 and then went on to marry Dennis Thomas on Nov. 25, 1973.

Melanie worked as the director of head start for over 30 years. She enjoyed crafting, camping, and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren, who were the light of her life.

Melanie is survived by her husband of 44 years, Dennis Thomas, of Laramie; her parents, Delma Babcock, of Winnebago and Richard Babcock, of Laramie; her daughters, Brandy Thomas, of Laramie, and Sarah (Shawn) Thomas Sishc, of Wheatland, Wyoming; her sons, Michael (Katrina) Thomas, of Loveland, Colorado, and Aaron (Kassandra) Thomas, of Laramie; her eight grandchildren; her three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Melissa Ann; and her brothers, Stephen Babcock, Linden Babcock, and Brenden Babcock.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home, Reverend Rhett Ivey, officiated. Burial followed at Greenhill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Melanie’s name to the American Cancer Society, www.donate3.cancer.org.

Services are under the direction of Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign the online guestbook go to www.montgomerystryker.com