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Donald E. Thoms
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Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 at Church of God in Eden Valley for Donald “Don” E. Thoms, age 85, who passed away Sunday at Hilltop Care Center in Watkins with family by his side. Rev. Anne Fischhaber will officiate and burial will be at Old Eden Lake Cemetery, Eden Valley. Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 at the church in Eden Valley.

Donald Eugene Thoms was born February 9, 1932 in Eden Lake Township to Chalmer & Martha (Mills) Thoms. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was stationed in Virginia, Sweden, Korea and Japan. Don lived in Shakopee most of his life where worked as a Forklift Driver for CertainTeed in Shakopee for 37 years, retiring in 1996. He was a member of Church of God in Eden Valley, where he also served as a Deacon. Don enjoyed working, hunting, fishing, bowling, playing cards, taking family out to eat and spending time with them. He was a good Christian who loved God and everyone, family was very important to him.

Survivors include his sister and brother, June Kirkpatrick of Watkins and Wayne (Carol) Thoms of Glen Ellyn, IL; and many nieces and nephews. Don was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Delores Lunderby; and three young siblings, Virginia, Douglas and Elaine.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.


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Visitation

Friday

1

Dec

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Church of God

553 Maple St. N.
Eden Valley, Minnesota 55329

Service

Friday

1

Dec

11:00 AM
Church of God

553 Maple St. N.
Eden Valley, Minnesota 55329

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