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Throndson, Terry Owen 1961 - 2021


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 7/23/2021 at 15:51:53

Terry Owen Throndson, age 59 of Decorah, died Friday morning, June 18, 2021, at St. Marys Hospital, Rochester MN after a brief illness and surgery.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Decorah Lutheran Church with Rev. Peter Kowitz officiating. Burial will be in the Union Prairie Cemetery in Decorah.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, one hour before the service, at Decorah Lutheran Church.
Terry was born November 28, 1961, to Truman, Marlene Vine, Throndson in Decorah Iowa. He was baptized at Decorah Lutheran Church and confirmed at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, IA. He received his education in the Cedar Rapids school system and went to Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ for two years.
In 1984 he married Sandra Sibley who is deceased. In 2007 he was united in marriage to Linda Blackwell from England. The marriage was dissolved after 6 years but she remained his best friend and participated in his palliative care in his final days and was the support for his mother.
Terry worked as a business manager, forklift salesperson, and his final employment was as a union carpenter which led to an on-the-job injury that left him crippled and he developed many health issues that required surgical interventions for 17 years. Despite the issues, he remained happy and optimistic about the future. His determination led to being quite innovative that helped him overcome adversity.
He is survived by his mother Marlene, best friend Linda Blackwell, and her children, Melissa, Evie, and Edwin Holyoake. Jeff (Chrystal) Sibley and grandson Kayden. Also his special cousins, Mary, Vern, John, Dan, and Gary Forde.
Terry was preceded in death by his father Truman, grandparents Mary and Alex Throndson, grandparents Virgil and Charles Johnson, and Aunt, Ruth Forde.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Decorah Lutheran Church, 309 Winnebago St., Decorah, IA 52101, Humane Society of Northeast Iowa (HSNEI), 2345 Millennium Road, Decorah, IA 52101 or the charity of your choice.

Source: Fjelstul Funeral Home database

Union Prairie Cemetery

Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bruce Kuennen.
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