Thelma Marie (Kubicek) Foss

April 07, 1932 ‒ March 11, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Thelma Marie (Kubicek) Foss, 84, of Mount Vernon went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2017 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon following a courageous battle with declining health.  She was born April 7, 1932 in Athens to the late Jesse O. and Mary T. (Loshe) Sanborn.

Thelma had worked for Bob’s Big Boy as a waitress for many years and in her later years cared for special needs children.

Thelma is survived by her children; Linda S. (Douglas) Eidenmiller, Michael R. (Betty) Kubicek, Steven A. (Pat) Kubicek, Daniel J. (Karen) Kubicek, Mary J. (John) Marinchek , Patricia M. Roloff and Gena C. Foss; 21 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren; sister, Martha Hasselbrack; brothers, Stephen and Robert Sanborn; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Thelma was preceded in death by a brother, James Sanborn.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a memorial service celebrating the life of Thelma at Noon on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Jubilee Foursquare Gospel Church, 509 North Main St., Mount Vernon with Pastor Ken Roberts officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 in Thelma’s memory.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting,

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Thelma Marie (Kubicek) Foss.

  • Please accept my heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your mother, as I was deeply saddened to hear of her passing. I reflect on fond memories of Thelma, having worked with her as a teen and realizing as an adult how her counsel in my youth impacted me. She was such an incredibly strong and courageous woman, with a heart so bountiful of love. May you all find comfort and the strength to cope.
    je t’aime, te amo, ya tebya lublu, Thelma. Thank you for your gift of friendship. May your soul have peace now that you are with the Lord.
    Love, Kim

      • I worked with your Mom at Bobs Big Boy in Brunswick. It was where she bestowed her wisdom to me, as was one of my first jobs. It is also where I met and became really good friends with Tricia 🙂

  • Linda, so sorry to hear of the passing of your wonderful mom. She was one of a kind and I know you will miss her immensely. My condolences to you and your family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Take care.


    • Thank you, how nice to hear from you. I do miss her very much, it happened all tooo fast.