Christopher N. Thomas, 11 months

Christopher N. Thomas, age 11 months of Sauk Centre, died Sunday, November 6, 2011 at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, November 11 at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre.

Friends may call two hours prior to the services at the funeral home.

Christopher Nelson Thomas was born December 6, 2010 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Robert Thomas and Crystal Lemke. On December 23rd he was airlifted to the University of Minnesota Hospital where he was diagnosed on December 24th with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Christopher went through several surgeries and put up a long fight. For the past four months he was on the list for a heart transplant, but he grew too tired to hang on.

Christopher is survived by his parents, Robert Thomas and Crystal Lemke of Sauk Centre; big brothers, Ezekiel James Lemke and Robert Charles Thomas, Jr.; little sister on the way, Jo Janet Thomas; grandparents, Michael and Melinda Doubek of Grey Eagle, Elisha Adams of Sauk Centre, Scott Thomas of Long Prairie, and Frank Nelson of Alexandria; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Sauk Centre.

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