Agnes Thoms, age 92 of Sleepy Eye, died Saturday, August 18, 2012 at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Monday, August 20 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye. Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye with burial at Home Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com
Agnes C. Thoms was born on May 9, 1920 in Glenwood, the daughter of Ed and Mabel (Mills) VanVickle. She was united in marriage to Gordon in 1940 in New Ulm. Agnes worked for Pietrius Foods, Del Monte, Sleepy Eye Care Center and enjoyed babysitting. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking, canning, gardening and helping with the fall harvest.
She is survived by her children; Beverly and Robert Hardin, Richard and Eva Thoms, Barbara Thoms, Douglas and Linda Thoms, Gary Thoms, and Debra Defiel; grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; and sisters, Mildred Kreitinger, Vera Thoms, Elma Braun, and Alice Baumann.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband in March of 2007; a daughter-in-law – Patricia Thoms, and a sister Gladys Jensen.