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Myron Mathias Thurmes, age 88 of Hampton, MN, died on Friday evening, July 12, 2019 at The Gardens at Cannon Falls.
Myron was born on March 6, 1931 in Hampton, the son of Henry and Susan (Reinardy) Thurmes. He served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict from 1952 until his honorable discharge in 1954.
He married Marcella K. Lovelace on April 18, 1956 in Hastings. He was a member of St. Mathias Catholic Church and was a 30-year member of the Hampton Fire Department. He enjoyed riding his bike, and later his scooter, around Hampton, where he loved to talk with everyone he met.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marcella on 9/9/2015; and infant brother, Melvin Thurmes.
He is survived by his children, Peter of Littleton, CO, Kay Thurmes (Robert Lutchen) of Northfield, Mark (Peggy) of Hampton, and Stephen of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Bianca Lutchen, Bryce and Kyle Thurmes, and Lindsey McCoy; brothers, Eugene (Pat) of Farmington and Jerry (Joan) Pharr, TX; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 17 from 4-7 p.m. at Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, July 18 at 11:000 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m., at the Church of Saint Mathias, 23315 Northfield Blvd, Hampton.
Interment will military honors will be on Tuesday, July 23 at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Assembly Area #2.