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Connor Thomas

September 14th, 2003 - May 6th, 2024

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Connor Blake Thomas, 20, of Idaho Falls, passed away suddenly and peacefully of heart failure on May 6, 2024, in the comfort of his caregiver’s home.

Connor was born September 14, 2003, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Jesse Randall Thomas and Jill Anne Schiess Thomas. He grew up and attended schools in Rigby and Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline High School. He was beloved by the special needs program in school.

He loved watching movies (especially Christmas movies), loved stuffed animals, horses, music and balloons. He was always happy, laughing, and full of energy. The minute you met Connor, he was your friend. He loved visiting his Schiess family farm to see the animals and spend time with family. He loved side by side rides and four-wheel rides, and he loved to splash and play in the water. Through all his challenges in life Connor was a superhero, and taught others to enjoy the little things in life.

Connor is survived by his parents Jill Thomas, and Jesse (Jennifer) Thomas; sisters Leah Marie Thomas (Mason Whitworth) of Idaho Falls, ID, Macie Lynn Ravenscraft of Idaho Falls, ID; stepbrother Sylas Islas of Rigby, ID; stepsister Alexis Baker of Rigby, ID; grandmother Sheri Schiess of Logan, UT; grandparents Blake (Lori) Thomas of Rigby, ID; great Aunt Kathi Jones of Idaho Falls, ID; caregiver Caiti Johnson of Idaho Falls, ID; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceeded in death by his grandfather Boyd Schiess of Logan, UT.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2024, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road. The family will visit with friends Friday from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday prior to services from 10-10:45 a.m. Both visitations will be held at Wood Funeral Home East Side. A luncheon for the family will follow the service at 4030 John Adams Parkway, Ammon, ID.

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