Paul E. Thunstrom, age 77, of LaPorte and formerly of St. Francis, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep November 18, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 24th at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment Isanti Union Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Isanti VFW Post.
Paul Edward Thunstrom was born February 2, 1944 in Grandy, Minnesota to Marvin and Inez (Beckstrom) Thunstrom. He grew up and attended school in the Cambridge-Isanti area. Paul then served his country in the US Navy. On February 12, 1966 he married Betty Wallin and they raised their family in St. Francis. Paul worked at Electrical Machinery in Minneapolis and then at Viking Engineering in Fridley. He was a hard worker and continued working up until last year as a sugar beet trucker in Mahnomen. Paul enjoyed being on the lake, fishing and driving his Farmall Tractor. His favorite activity was golfing.
Paul passed away peacefully at home in his sleep November 18, 2021 at the age of 77 years, 9 months and 16 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by five siblings, Duane, Jerry, Kenny, Beverly and Carol.
Paul will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 55 years, Betty; four children, David, Daniel, Thomas (Jaime), and Holly; brother, Dean (Pat); four grandchildren, Sara (Eddie), Hana (Joey), Justin, and April, and one more on the way; three great-grandchildren, Elijah, Azaleah, and Sadie; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.