LYMAN RUSSELL THRASHERLyman R. Thrasher, 88, of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home.
Lyman R. Thrasher, 88, of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home.
He was born Jan. 17, 1924 in Bothell, Wash., to Lyman and Freda (Campbell) Thrasher.
Lyman served for 20 years in the U.S. Navy, and also worked for 20 years for the Sweetwater School District in California. He was united in marriage to Mildred Forsman of Cloquet. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. in California, and a life member of the Hebert-Kennedy VFW Post 3979 in Cloquet. He enjoyed fishing and loved to travel with Millie in their RV touring across the United States.
Lyman was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Harold and William.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred of 63 years; two daughters, Cindy (Jeff) Bucher of Lakeside, Calif., and Debra (Gary) Slocum of Cloquet; four grandchildren, Ryan (Kaitlyn) Sandler, Brad Bucher, Richard Slocum, and Amber Slocum; two great-grandchildren, Keira and Rylie Sandler; and two sisters, Sue Ellen (Ron) Roth and Eileen Anderson, both of Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012 until the 11 a.m. memorial service in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, with Military Honors presented by the Cloquet Honor Guard. A luncheon will follow in the fellowship room. The family has selected Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet to assist them with arrangements. See their online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.
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