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Oliver Ferdinand Thoe
Oliver Ferdinand Thoe, 94, passed away on September 27, 2018, at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.
Oliver was born on April 21, 1924, the son of Alfred and Emma (Gulbransen) Thoe in Hayfield. He graduated from Hayfield High School in 1942.
Oliver was united in marriage to Virginia Schultz on June 27, 1948, in Rochester, MN. Over the years, Oliver worked at REA, American Linens, Farmers Co-op, Land O'Lakes, farmed and was a Vernon Edna Insurance Agent. He served on the Hayfield Fire Department and was Fire Chief in 1980. Oliver served on the Hayfield Chamber, Hayfield Pool Committee, Trinity Lutheran Church Council and Usher, and was a Hayfield Santa Claus. He was a life-long Hayfield School sports fan and friend to everyone.
Oliver is survived by his wife, Virginia Thoe, Hayfield; children, Patti (Charlie) Miller, Owatonna; Paul (Cathy) Thoe, Hooper, Utah; Mark (Deb) Thoe, Superior, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; siblings, Donald (JoAnn) Thoe, Sargeant; Norma Bjork, Rochester; Wilma (Ralph) Kyllo, Hayfield; Clifford (Euphemia) Thoe, Humble, Texas; and Harriet (Noel) Redalen, Chatfield. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sons, Steven and Brad; 1 great grandchild, Connor; and 2 brothers, Ronnie and Ralph.
Visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 ~ 2nd Street NW in Hayfield and one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday. The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday October, 3, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 104 ~ 1st Street SE in Hayfield with Reverend Paul Hauschild officiating. Inurnment will be in West St. Olaf Lutheran Cemetery in rural Hayfield.
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