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Martin L. Thimesch

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Martin L. Thimesch, 61, Springfield, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in his home following a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was born March 4, 1951 in Springfield, Mo., the son of the late Herbert L. and Helen F. (Martin) Thimesch. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Robert Holloman in 2003.

Martin was a locomotive engineer for 39 years with the BNSF Railroad. He was a former member of Henderson Masonic Lodge and Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Temple. He enjoyed riding his Harley's and breakfast every Wednesday with the BLE Gang. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother and will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

He is survived by two sons, Jacob Thimesch, Springfield; and Joel Comeau and his wife Dawn, Republic; a daughter, Mardee Thimesch, Springfield; two granddaughters, Helen and Dessalynn, three grandsons, Christian, Blayne and Keytan; a brother, Nick Thimesch and his wife Dianna, Rogersville; a sister, Judy Thimesch, Columbia; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday Dec. 5, 2012, at J.D. Lee and Sons Funeral Home, Rogersville. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery, Springfield.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in the funeral home.

The family request memorial donations to the Henderson Building Association, P.O. Box 51, Rogersville, Mo., 65742 and/or Oxford Healthcare, 3660 S. National, Springfield, Mo., 65807.

Online condolences and guest book signing may be made at www.jdleeandsons.com.