Thelma M. Toay, 96 of Warren, Ill., passed away Dec. 4, 2011, at the Lafayette Manor. She was born Feb. 22, 1915, in Jones County, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Edna (McClung) Stoughton. Thelma married John S. Toay on May 2, 1936, in Galena, Ill. Visitation was held from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. Funeral Service followed the visitation, beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Pastor Margo Peterson officiated. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery in Warren, Ill. Full obituary in the December 8, 2011 issue of the Republican Journal.