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Edward C. Thurn Sr.

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Edward C. Thurn, Sr.

CLYDE: Edward C. Thurn, Sr., 74, of Clyde died at his home on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

Ed was born in York Township, Sandusky County on April 25, 1939.

He graduated from York High School in 1958. He was a farmer who also worked at A Schulman, Bellevue, until retirement in 2005. Ed was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde, where he had previously served on church council and various committees. He was a member of the church dartball team. Mr. Thurn was a co-founder of the Clyde Biddy Wrestling.

On April 23, 1960, he married Linda Huffman. She preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 2009.

Survivors include four children, Edward C., Jr (Kandy) Thurn, Clyde, Jeffrey A. Thurn, Clyde, Steven (Jenelle) Thurn, Perrysburg and Tracy (Andy) Atkinson, Gibsonburg; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild; and three sisters, Regina Smith, Margaret (Herb) Bouyack, all of Clyde and Rosalie Moyer of Bloomville also survive.

Visitation will be on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 2-8:00 PM at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. The funeral will be on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde with Rev. Gerhardt Gosnell officiating. Burial will be in Bakertown Cemetery

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church; Clyde High School Athletics or Hospice of Memorial Hospital.

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Published in the The News-Messenger on July 4, 2013
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