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Mike and Julia Thomas
Husband's Full Name: Mike A. Thomas
Husband's Place of Birth: North Dakota
Husband's Father's Name: Andrew Thomas
Husband's Mother's Name: Apolonia Haberlack Thomas
Husband's Siblings' Names: Casper Thomas, Frannie Thomas, Veronica Thomas Grossman, Louie Thomas (Rose Fenner); Mary Thomas Peterson, Frank Thomas
Wife's Full Name: Julia Burgard Thomas
Wife's Place of Birth: Selz, Pierce, North Dakota
Wife's Father's Name: Peter Burgard
Wife's Mother's Name: Francis Gisinger
Wife's Siblings' Names: Pauline Lithun, Tom, Frances, Tillie, Mary, Magdelina, Betty, Margaret, Barbara, Vernie, Katie, Mike
Children's Names: Beatrice, Jeanette, Frances
The Thomas Family
Back –Francis, Janet and Beatrice
Front – Mike and Julia
Mike and Julia (Burgard) Thomas moved to Harvey from Manfred in December 1967. Mike was one of the sons of the late Andrew Thomas’s of Selz. Julia is one of the daughters of the late Peter Burgard’s of Orrin.
While living in Manfred their farm was just south of the Soo Line Depot.
Mike worked for Keller Implement and in the last few years he worked for the Park Board. Mike passed away in 1991. Julia worked at St. Aloisius Hospital until her retirement in 1979. Julia died in 1988.
They have three daughters: Beatrice is married to Gene Anderson. They have four children and one grandson and live in Wimbledon.
Jeannette is married to Melvin Miller. They also have four children and live in Fargo.
Frances is married to Larry Goldade. They have two children and live in Grandin.
Source: Growing with Pride with updates