Thilmer M. “Tim” Legred, 76
Bricelyn – Thilmer M. “Tim” Legred, age 76, of Bricelyn, died Jan. 24, 2011, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.
Funeral Services were held Jan. 28, 2011, at North Blue Earth Lutheran Church, in Brush Creek Township. The Rev. Luther Peterson officiated. Burial was in North Blue Earth Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Creek Township. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service assisted the family with the arrangements.
Tim was born June 17, 1934, near Bricelyn, the son of Thomas and Marie (Anderson) Legred. He was raised in the Brush Creek area where he was a 1952 graduate of Bricelyn High School. He attended Mankato State University in Mankato before entering the U.S. Army in 1953, where he was an infantryman in Alaska until returning home in 1955. He was married to Darlene Boysen on March 11, 1961, in Hayfield. Tim was a lifelong farmer in the Brush Creek area where he raised hogs, corn and soybeans for many years. He loved to be outdoors and enjoyed his Alaskan wilderness trips. He also enjoyed downhill skiing, square dancing and traveling across the country and to Norway. He was a member of the Faribault County Pork Producers and was a lifetime member of North Blue Earth Lutheran Church where he served as a past President, Councilman, Treasurer and taught Sunday School for many years.
Tim is survived by his wife, Darlene Legred, of Bricelyn; daughter, Brenda (Bryan) Godlove, of Gig Harbor, Wash.; son, Brent (Julie) Legred, of Bricelyn; brothers, Arlen (Mona) Legred, of Brush Creek, Severt (Joan) Legred, of Golden Valley, and Roger (Viva) Legred, of Bricelyn; sisters, Marlene Linsey, of California, and Evelyn (Stanley) Tolzmann, of Kirkland, Wash.; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant grandson, Kamden Legred; and infant brother, Burton Legred.
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