Thelma passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Wings Home in Allegan. She was born April 5, 1936 in Allegan the daughter of Hugh and Beatrice (Clawson) Taylor. Thelma had been a secretary at Tru Heat in Allegan for 10 years retiring after her marriage to Steven Smalla on January 28, 1989. She was active in the Otsego Church of God as a prayer warrior and was happiest when she was surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 30 years; her 5 children, Cindi (Dan) Witt of Gobles, Bill Jr. (Diana) Doest of Allegan, Sharon (Bruce) Milhiem of Otsego, Ron (Louellen) Doest of Allegan and Rick (Dawn) Doest of Plainwell and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant sister, June and brother, Ivan. Friends may visit with Thelma's family from 5-8 P.M., Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego and starting at 12:00 P.M., Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Otsego Church of God until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Stephen Burrow officiating. Burial will follow at Poplar Hill Cemetery in Monterey Township. Contributions in memory of Thelma may be made to Wings Home of Allegan and/or Otsego Church of God. Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.