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Michael Throndson

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Michael James Throndson, age 50 of New Hampton, died suddenly from a heart attack, Tuesday June 23, 2009, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2009, at Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph Center, New Hampton with Msgr. Carl Schmitt celebrating the Mass. Lector for the service will be Tim Throndson. Presenting the offertory gifts will be Angela Glaser, Pamela Novotny, Jennifer Knutson and Shirley Hoffman. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Hampton with Bob Knutson, Dick Brummond, Bill Schmidt, Tony Hoffman, Todd Throndson and Jim Keane as pallbearers. Friends may call 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday at Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in New Hampton where there will be a family rosary at 2:30 p.m. and a scripture service at 8:00 p.m. Visitation continues an hour prior to the Mass at the church on Saturday. Michael James Throndson was born July 24, 1958, in New Hampton, the son of Irvin and Florence (Schwickerath) Throndson. He attended St. Joseph Grade School and was a 1976 graduate of the New Hampton High School. On June 17, 1978, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Hampton he married Theresa Buckendahl. To this union four children were born. Mike started in the family business, Throndson Oil Co., in high school and bought half interest with his brother Larry in 1979. Survivors include two daughters, Christina Throndson of Waterloo, Iowa and Gabrielle Throndson of Cedar Falls, Iowa; one son, August Throndson of New Hampton; his parents, Irv and Florence Throndson of New Hampton; six brothers, Lynn Throndson, Larry (Darlene) Throndson, all of New Hampton, Chris Throndson of Fredericksburg, Iowa, Allen Throndson of Ogden, UT, Tim (Joann) Throndson of Raleigh, NC, Paul (Linda) Throndson of Corinth, TX; eight sisters, Shirley (Ed) Hoffman of Ionia, Betty Throndson of Phoenix, Annette (Bill) Webb of Hampton, VA, Theresa (John) Williams of Waco, TX, Pam (Jeff) Novotny of Shellrock, IA, Angela (Gerard) Glaser and Jennifer (Rodney) Knutson, all of New Hampton. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; a daughter, Danielle Throndson; a sister, Julie Lindsay; two nieces, Katie and Cora Lindsay.

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  1. To the whole Throndson Family In The death of Michael James Throndson. Are Deepest Sympathy goes out to all the Throndson Family,& all who came in touch with Michael James Throndson! No one can ever take away from each one of you all the special moments,treasure you all have,memories,Micheal’s Children are deepest sympathy are there for each one of you in your lose of your Dad,So quickly your Dad is their an well always be in each one of you for life for ever, Your Dad is an very wondreful Dad, Well always be with you each for life. Are thoughts,prays,special moments you all have of doing together everthing with your Dad,you have so very much special moment to share with each other, plus all your wonderful memories,pictures you all have of your Dad,ect… God only takes the very best with him to heaven. God took( Michael) your Dad to heaven to be with him an god only takes the very best so he took your Dad with god Your Dad didn’t leave you each all alone he is in each one of you all for ever. God Bless Michael James Throndson,& Dad, God watch over Michael James Throndson,& Dad. Are thoughts are with you all, are prays are with you all, God Watch Over You All,& God Bless Each one of you all the time for ever! If there is any thing we can help with please feel free to let us know Are phone # 641-394-3568 We are with you all during the time of shocking death of Michael (Dad). He well be in each one of you all! LOVE ALICE,& TOM RASING If we can help let us know Are Hearts,thoughts,prays are with each one of you all!

  2. Growing up with so many Throndson kids surrounding us has given our family so many memories! Our deepest sympathy to all of you! We’re praying that many fond memories will help carry you through these difficult times. Lynn and Kim Hopp and family.

  3. To the Throndson family–you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Mike was a great person. So sorry for your loss. May his memories live on.

  4. I am so terribly sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Although I only knew Mike for a few years, I will cherish the memories that I have of him. Mike was one of the first real friends that I made in New Hampton, and I am sorry that our relationship will not have a chance to grow as I had wished. My life will always be richer for having met a man as thoughtful and compassionate as Mike. I will remember him as a dear friend.

  5. Your family has our sympathy with the death of your son. Leo, Jane (Wagner) Brittany, Cory, Tony Becker

  6. To the Throndson Family–With deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. God Bless. Mike and Dona Freidhof

  7. Larry & Darlene and your whole family. Sue e-mailed the obituary of your brother. I’m so sorry. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. With Deepest Sympathy, Sandy & Terry Hughes

  8. To the Throndson family: My thoughts and prayers are with you in these saddest of times. I will never forget all of the things Mike did for me throughout our business years…especially when I was on the road. He will be missed by many in the community. Peace be with you in the coming days… Harold

  9. Tim and the Throndson Family: My deepest sympathy on the passing of your brother and loved one. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Mike was one of my oldest friends, going back to our school days at St. Joe’s. I’ll miss visiting with him on my trips back to N.H. My sympathy and prayers goes out to the Throndson family.

  11. I was shocked and saddened to hear of Mike’s passing. He was a good friend since high school, and the good times we had shooting pool at the old Cue Club will always be remembered. My sympathy and prayers go out to the Throndson family.

  12. Tim, my heartfelt sympathy for you and the entire Throndson family. You always spoke with love and joy about your family and childhood times. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all family members during this difficult time. Warmest Regards, John

  13. To Christina and family, I am so sorry for your loss, Mike was a great man and a great father!! You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time!!

  14. Christina & Family~ Wanted to express our deepest sympathies for your loss- our thoughts & prayers will be with you during your healing time. Mike will be missed and we just have to be grateful for the great memories and know that God has a plan- even when it seems so unclear. Much Love, The Papenheims

  15. Pam-Jeff-Nicholas and the Throndson family. My deepest sympathy goes out to you. I had met Mike once with Pam and know he was a special person. I am praying for you all and Mike. Please find comfort and peace in God’s great love, let him guide and ease your burden’s. Pam, my love to you my friend, if you need to talk or anything give me a call. We are out of town for a week starting Friday Noon, but know I will be thinking of you and praying, stay strong Pammy. All my Love, Chris

  16. We are very sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

  17. We were sad to hear about Mike’s sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Bob and Cyndy Weiglein

  18. I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was such a kind, generous man. I will never forget his smile. New Hampton will never be the same without him. You are all in my thoughts!

  19. Florence, Irv and the entire family. We are so sorry at the loss of Mike. We can not imagine the pain you all feel now but we wanted to let you know what our loving thoughts are with all of you. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow and may the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead. God Bless all of you.

  20. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than 10,000 tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. ~Washington Irving May you find comfort and peace in your time of sadness and loss. Mike was a great guy and his memory will live on for sure. Love and hugs to you all!

  21. Our hearts go out to you & your family. May his memories bring you peace. Thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.

  22. I just heard the heartbreaking news from Dave Durnan. So sorry for your loss. I only new Mike’s voice over the phone, but he will be sadly missed. You are all in my prayers! God Bless.

  23. My heart goes out to all of you. I am a friend of Pam’s from Rochester. Pam-I love you, I hope you are ok. You know if I could I would be there for you. I am praying for you and all of your family. You are all wonderful people. Jodi

  24. You are all in our thoughts and prayers through these difficult times. Mike was one of a kind, and will truly be missed in the New Hampton community. Families and friends are there for you to lean on, so take advantage of them.

  25. Irv and Florence, You have Jenni and my condolences. I plan to come to New Hampton for the services so I will see you this weekend. Dave

  26. My deepest sympathy to Mike’s entire family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories of happy times bring you peace and healing.


  28. Our deepest sympathy to the Throndson family. What a great and strong family. Mike will be missed. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  29. Dear Christina, Gabrielle, August & Your mother Theresa My heart is just breaking for you! Please know that my arms are around you in every thought & prayer. We are a family thats bond is very strong…..we love no matter our differences and we feel each others joys & pains. That’s just who we are and that is why we are always a together family. One day will come when we will all be a part of a perfect family….no differences & no pain…….just love will endure & then we too will be standing where your dad & Danielle are today! Remember what Grandma always said to us and these are my words to you today, ‘Jesus Loves You and so do I’ From our hearts, Cindy & Bruce

  30. the Throndson family…. You have our prayers and deepest sympathy. Mike was always there for us when the vehicles needed repair he was truly a special person. We will miss him

  31. We are sorry to hear of a great loss, he will be missed, Our thoughts and prayers will be always be with you. May God be with you at your hour of need. Bette

  32. Pam & The entire Throndson Family: I am truly sorry for your loss. I always heard such great stories about Mike and the entire family. I know he will be truly missed. God Bless you all and know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  33. Christina & family. Please know that I am truly sorry for your loss. I lost my younger brother to a sudden heart attack earlier this year. There are no words to describe that type of sorrow. Take this time to be with friends and family and remember the good times you and your father shared. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Laura & John Hand

  34. Christina and The Throndson Family: My heart goes out to you, and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. I will never forget Mike and all of the memorable times I got to spend with him and his family growing up. It was an honor to know him and he will truly be missed by all. Lacy Geerts and Chris Carolan

  35. To Christina and family, Please know that our prayers are with you at this time of your terrible loss. May the good Lord’s consolation be among you all. Jayne & Bill

  36. Christina, Gabe, and Auggie, and family, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great guy. Scared me a time or two but never thought any less of him. I can’t imagine the pain and suffering you guys are going through or the tough road ahead but my prayers and thoughts are with you. Stay strong!

  37. I send my deepest sympathy to your entire family, he will be greatly missed, he was a good friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care and God Bless you!

  38. Still in total shock to hear of Mike’s death. Such a friendly, talented and accomadating young man. Mike will be greatly missed by his family, friends and community. My deepest sympathy goes out to all of you.

  39. Throndson Family- I send my deepest sympathy to your entire family for the loss of Mike. I am at a loss for words. Mike was a very neat guy who I have a lot of memories of when Jennifer and I would run around in High School. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  40. Dear Throndson Family; Our deepest sympathy on Mikes passing . Mike was always a great friend and neighbor. Always came over with the horses to see us. Went on some trailrides out at Rick and Donnas a few times always made them a lot of fun too.He always enjoyed life. We will miss him very much. Sincerely;Chip and Darlene and family

  41. Please except our sympathy. Always nice to see and talk to Mike. Very nice guy. He was also our classmate. He will be missed

  42. I wish you all my sincerest condolences… Mike was a very unique guy and will be missed by many. You are my thoughts and prayers.

  43. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We are thinking about all of you and praying for you. Mike will be sadly missed. Aaron & Missy

  44. Mike is going to be greatly missed by so many people. He was someone I could always count on to be there for me, and I will never forget him. My sympathies to the entire Throndson Family- Lori Ahlf

  45. Christina – My deepest sypathies on the loss of your father – way, way to soon and too young. Having lost my mom in February 2008, I realize there are no words that really help. Just an empty place in the house and in the heart. Know that time will help. I’ll keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Mike

  46. I’m in total shock at the sudden, unexpected death of Mike. I know he was so looking forward to the trip to Ukraine, but it was not meant to be. My heart goes out to all the Throndson family, especially Mike’s kids.

  47. My heart goes out to Mike’s family. I had the pleasure of getting to know Mike this last year. I will carry these memories with me always. My thoughts and prayer are with all of you at this time of loss.

  48. I can’t find the words to explain how sorry I am to hear about Mike. He was certainly one of kind and will truly be missed by many. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Love and Prayers~ The McCumber Family

  49. Irv, Florence and family: We are so sorry to hear the news of Mike’s passing. I’ll always remember the times he’d ride his beautiful horse over to Mom and Dad’s house becuase he was out enjoying a beautiful summer evening. He seemed to cherish life and he will be greatly missed. We will continue to pray for your family during this difficult time. God bless, Angie and Jarrett Haskovec

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