Thelma Brill Bahns

January 3, 1923April 26, 2013
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BAHNS, Thelma (nee Brill) age 90, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital. Loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother she will be missed by all who knew her. Born in a rural farmhouse near WPAFB, she lived most of her life in the Dayton area. Survived by 1 son, Stephen (Kathy) Bahns of Lebanon; 1 daughter, Linda (Bill) McGrath of Boise, ID; 4 grandchildren: Chris (Ali), Melissa (Ben), Courtney & Carson; 4 great grandchildren: Dillon, Zachary, Kasey & Stella and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Charles; brother, Kenneth Brill; and grandson, Kevin. A celebration of Thelma’s life will be held Monday, June 10, 11 am, at Tobias Funeral Home, 5471 Far Hills Ave., Centerville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the American Heart Assn., The American Lung Assn., or The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Online memorials may be sent to:


  • Memorial Service Monday, June 10, 2013

Thelma Brill Bahns

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Susan Strong

May 11, 2013

Steve and Kathy I was so sorry to read of the loss of your mother. It is so difficult Steve to lost the one that gave you life. Please accept my deepest sympathy.
Susan Brandt Strong

May 6, 2013

Kathy and Steve, Linda and Bill,
Our prayers are with you as you prepare to celebrate the life of a wonderful lady. What a blessing Thelma was and what a sweet Christian lady. Our hugs, Jeannine and Chris

May 5, 2013

Steve and Kathy,
I am sorry to learn of the loss of your mother. My mother, who died a couple of years ago, knew her from senior activities. You are in my prayers as you celebrate her life.

Jeff Gravitt

Julia Frey

May 4, 2013

To Steve and Linda
I was so sorry to read of your mother's passing. Thelma and I were friends over fifty years, and I tresured our friendship very much. She was a wonderful person and cared about all she knew. May she rest in peace.

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