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Lori Thomas

August 12, 1971 — July 14, 2023

New Munich, Minnesota

Lori Thomas

Lori K. Thomas, age 51 of New Munich, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 14, 2023, from a cerebral hemorrhage at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Inurnment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the church in New Munich.

Lori was born August 12, 1971. She graduated from Red River High School, Grand Forks, ND. Lori was united in marriage to James Steven Thomas, on August 15, 1998. In 2005, Lori and Jim settled in New Munich to raise their family.

Lori worked for Trobec’s Bus Service of St. Stephen, MN, William's Bus Service, Freeport, MN, both of which she adored her student passengers, and most recently, Schmity’s Convenience Store, Freeport, MN, where she took pleasure in visiting with friends. Lori valued her faith in God and enjoyed attending Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in New Munich, where she was a member.

In her spare time, Lori liked to go target shooting with her handgun, swimming, fishing, long walks, and anything to do with the outdoors. She was fond of traveling and had visited the 48 contiguous United States. Lori was also an avid musician and lover of music. She was often heard playing her music before being seen driving down the street in her Trailblazer.

Lori is survived by her husband, Jim; four children, Jessica (grandchild Abby), Ashley, Jimmy, and Daniel (girlfriend Jewels); father Steve (Odile) Streed; brother David; sister Rachel; sisters-in-law Susan and Debbie; and her special companion, Chewie.

Lori was preceded in death by her mother Laurel Severson; father-in-law James Thomas; and mother-in-law Sandra Thomas.

Lori was a giving person with a loving heart that will be missed dearly by all that knew her.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 28, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

650 Main St, New Munich, MN 56356

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, July 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

650 Main St, New Munich, MN 56356

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