David S. Thrond, 63
Blue Earth David Thrond, age 63, of Blue Earth passed away Saturday, Nov.16, 2019 at the United Hospital District in Blue Earth. Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 25 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Kiester at 11a.m. with Pasot Robert Stover officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 24 from 5-7 p.m. at Patton Funeral Home and again one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Silver Lake Cemetery Northwood, Iowa.
David Scott Thrond was born on Oct. 25, 1956 in Albert Lea, to Arnold and Beverly (Peterson) Thrond. He was baptized into the Christian faith at Emmons Lutheran Church. He attended school in Kiester, graduating in 1975. Throughout his school years he was active in wrestling, football, 4-H, and FFA. He was proud to be the son of a farmer. David was also proud of the years he farmed and the cows he raised.
He was married to Julie Meyer from 1985 to 2014. David spent his adult life in the trucking business. He worked as an owner/operator, driver, and for a short while, as a freight coordinator for C.H. Robinson. David met his love, Rodica Mureson in Italy. They married on July 1, 2015 in Nago-Torbole, Italy. David enjoyed traveling and meeting Rodica’s family. Together, the couple traveled through Italy, Romania, and honeymooned in Austria. Rodica was dedicated to taking care of David during his illnesses over the last years of his life. David was very thankful and proud to have Rodica as his co-pilot during their years together.
David is survived by his wife, Rodica; father, Arnold (Darlene) Thrond, of Blue Earth; brothers, Bruce (Paty), of Emmons, Paul (Jessica), of Licking, Missouri, Steve (Mary), of Walters, and Randy (Tina), of Kiester; nieces, Elizabeth (Jon) Cisar, Erin (Matt) Sweet, Casey Thrond, Ashley (Mark) Sinniah, and Lauren (Cody) Nelson; mother-in-law, Viorica Banutiu; brother-in-law, Dorel (Helen) Banutiu, and their children, Alex and Lori; sister-in-law, Simona Banutiu and her children Robert and Izabella; and many more relatives and close friends.
David was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Thrond; maternal grandparents, Dan and Luella Peterson; paternal grandparents, Anders and Emma Thrond; and father-in-law, Darel Banutiu.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to Patton Funeral Home in David’s name to help alleviate costs would be greatly appreciated.