Elmer G. Thun

Funeral services were Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, for Elmer G. Thun, age 82 of Waconia. Elmer died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at St. Louis Park Plaza Healthcare Center, St. Louis Park, Minn.

Elmer was born Jan. 5, 1917, at Waconia Township, Carver County, Minn., the son of Otto E. and Olga (Hecksel) Thun. He was baptized Jan. 28, 1917, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Waconia, by the Rev. William Schneider; and confirmed by the same May 29, 1931.

On Feb. 20, 1944, Elmer married Erna A. Schaunamann at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Watertown Township, by the Rev. Karl Rudolph.

Elmer loved his grandchildren. He enjoyed farming, gardening, and fishing, as well as his outings at the cabin.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Olga Thunn.

Survivors include his wife Erna; son and daughter-in-law, David and Mary Hershberger Thun of Excelsior; daughter and son-in-law, Yvonne and Tom Heisserer of Bloomington; and grandchildren, Brandon Thunn and Brian and Steven Heisserer.

He is further survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Verdella and Harold Unglaub of Fridley; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Lorena Lobitz of Watertown and Elda and Orville Koehler of Mound; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were at Trinity Lutheran Church, Waconia, with the Revs. Dean E. Mahlum and Peter Peitsch officiating. Interment was in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Waconia.

Casket bearers were Brandon Thun, Brian Heisserer, Steven Heisserer, Tim Koehler, Larry Lobitz, James Lobitz, and John Lobitz.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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