Thelma M. Vollmer, age 92, of Sleepy Eye, died on May 29, 2013, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 9 to 11 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11 a.m. The clergy will be Pastor Keith Ainsley. Interment will be at the Home Cemetery, in Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com
Thelma M. Vollmer, age 92, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on May 29, 2013, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Memorials are preferred to Divine Providence Community Home or Trinity Lutheran Church.
Thelma Margareta Brosnan was born on March 11, 1921 the daughter of Patrick and Lila (Schmidt) Brosnan. She graduated from Sleepy Eye High School in 1939. She married Armin Vollmer on April 26, 1942 in Ringstad, Iowa. The couple was blessed with one son, Armin. Thelma enjoyed gardening and loved to work with flowers. She enjoyed dancing, listening to music, playing the organ, doing crafts, especially egg decorating, cross stitching, making angels and even tried her hand at painting.
Survivors include her son, Armin (Joy) Vollmer, grandchildren, Wendy (Jeff), Kim (Keith), David, and Susan (Darrel); seven great-grandchildren; step-brother, George (Pat) Rock; close friends, Diane and Chuck Case, and June and Ken Streich.
She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Henry; twin brother, Myron; husband Armin in 1983; and grandson Christopher.