Robert “Bob” Thyr, age 82, of Cambridge died May 3, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Friday, May 7th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Harry Eklund officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery.
Robert Orville Thyr was born January 1, 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Leanord and Esther (Miller) Thyr. He was raised in Minneapolis. In his younger years Robert worked at grain elevators and he also enjoyed fixing cars. He enjoyed traveling whenever he could. Robert has resided in Cambridge for the last six years.
Bob is survived by his son, Robert Jr. of Northern California; daughter, Vanessa of Northern California; three sisters, Violet Horn of Fridley, Lillian Bly of California, and Donna (Larry) Janssen of Cambridge; four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; nieces, nephews, and by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and by one brother, Eldon.