December 6, 1935 - October 17, 2016
Michael W. Thornburgh, 80, of Dumont, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Dumont Wellness Center in Dumont, Iowa. He was born on December 6, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, to Garl and Wanda (Wolf) Thornburgh. Mike received a Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of Northern Iowa. He was united in marriage to Mary Larson on June, 8, 1958, in Knoxville, Iowa. Mike started as a business teacher and golf coach in Iowa Falls, Iowa, which was the first Iowa Falls team to win a state championship. He then moved to Dumont, Iowa, and worked as a banker, insurance agent, and realtor. He was an active member of the New Hope Parish of the United Methodist Church - Dumont Center, PGA, and Lions Club. Mike loved to golf. He enjoyed traveling down south with the love of his life, Mary, family vacations in Okoboji, spending time with his children and grandchildren, coffee time with his son, Mike, dancing anywhere and everywhere and singing to Frank Sinatra, going to ball games to watch his kids and grandkids, and fishing. Mike is survived by his wife, Mary Thornburgh, of Hampton, IA, son Michael (Gwen) Thornburgh of Dumont, IA, son Tim (Kristine) Thornburgh of Eagan, MN, daughter Kathy (LaNae Jabas) Thornburgh of Baraboo, WI, grandchildren Chase (Lisa) Thornburgh, Lane Thornburgh, Sydney Thornburgh, Kristen Miller, and Tayler Miller, great-grandchildren Mason, Ethan, Landon, and Preston Thornburgh, and sister Terri Leedom of Grinnell, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Garl and Wanda Thornburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Croix Hospice - 951 N Linn Ave #5, New Hampton, Iowa 50659.
Michael W. Thornburgh, 80, of Dumont, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Dumont Wellness Center in Dumont, Iowa. He was born on December 6, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, to Garl and Wanda (Wolf) Thornburgh. Mike received a Bachelor's... View Obituary & Service Information
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