James “Jim” Thurmes, Sr., 80, of Hastings, formerly Cloquet, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at home with family by his side on May 12, 2022.
James Anthony is survived by his spouse of 57 years, Mary; children, James Anthony (Wendy) Thurmes, Timothy John (Keri) Thurmes, Tammy Lynn (Jerry) Reis, and Tracy Marie (Tim) Nelson; grandchildren, Jason Thurmes, Chelsea Thurmes, Jacob Thurmes, Brittany (Ben), Ashley (Brian), Joshua (Kyra) Reis, Michael Reis, Logan Nelson; 5 great-grandchildren and 2 on the way; siblings, Raymond (Denise) Thurmes, Peggy (Jeff) Rother and Dennis (Christie) Thurmes; his furry friends, Piper and Leo and many loved nieces, nephews other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Tony and Ronnie Thurmes.
A Celebration of Life service will be 11:00 am Thursday, May 26 at the Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel in Hastings, Minnesota with visitation two hours prior. Military Honors will follow the service. A private interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Afton.
Arrangements are with the Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel. www.HastingsMNFuneral.com