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Obituaries from the week of June 1, 2005

Irene Domy, 98

Mass of Christian Burial for Irene Mary “Tieme” Domy, 98, of Marshall, was held Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall.

Irene “Tieme” was born on April 27, 1907, in Nordland Township to Francis and Johanna (Thompson) Tiemessen. Irene attended rural schools and became a nurse at the Tracy Hospital in 1930. She worked at the Valentine Clinic from 1936 – 1960 and later helped care for Dr. Valentine until he died in 1963. Irene was united in marriage to Loie Domy in Tracy on October 30, 1963. He died in September, 1970. Irene moved to Hill Street Place in October of 1990 and moved to the Marshall Nursing Home in July of 2002. Irene traveled extensively and had many friends.

Irene died on Thursday, May 26, at Morningside Heights Long-term Care Center in Marshall.

She is survived by her sister, Lillian Marco of Minneota, nieces Dorothy (Earl) Maertens of Marshall, Rita (Harold) LaVoy of Milroy, Ruth (Larry) Erickson of Burnsville, nephews Don (Donna) Maeyaert of Marshall, David (deceased) (Jeannie) Maeyaert of Marshall and Francis (Judy) Maeyaert of Marshall.

She was preceded in death by her sisters Agnes Tiemesen (1981), Bernice Maeyaert (1999), Catherine Tiemessen (2003) and brother John (1998).

Interment followed the funeral lunch at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Tracy. Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home of Marshall handled the arrangements.

Thomas Sundahl, 53

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 26 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Currie for Thomas Sundahl, age 53 of Currie. Msg. Paul Evers officiated. Organist was Betty LeClaire.

Honorary casket bearers were Luke Sundahl, Chris Lamfers, Jay Holbrook, B.J. Lamfers and Vernon Leibold.

Thomas “Swish” Lee Sundahl was born January 22, 1952 in Westbrook, Minnesota to Luther and Jeanette (Jensen) Sundahl. He was baptized at Amo Lutheran Church in Storden and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran in Westbrook. He grew up south of Storden and attended Storden school and graduated from Westbrook High School in 1970. He excelled in sports in High School, where he was the quarterback in football and also played basketball. Tom was active in 4-H and FFA where he served as president. Following graduation he attended Jackson VoTech for plumbing, graduating in 1977. He married Pam Schmitt in 1976. Two children were born to this union - Gina and Luke. They resided in Tracy and he worked for area plumbers.

Tom was united in marriage to Nancy Zens Lamfers. They lived in Tracy for seven years and built their home on Bloody Lake in 1993. He started his own plumbing business in 1999 and named it “Swish’s Plumbing and Heating” His three sons worked for him. “Swish” enjoyed animals, gardening, cruising, and friends and family were important to him.

Thomas Lee Sundahl passed away suddenly after discovering pancreatic cancer. He died May 23, 2005 at the Tracy Hospital in Tracy, MN at the age of 53 years, 4 months and 1 day.

He is survived by his wife Nancy of Currie; children Gina (Vernon) Leibold of Garrison, MN, Luke Sundahl (Amber Peschges) of Currie, Stacy (Jay) Holbrook of St. Bonifacious, Chris (Amy) Lamfers of Currie and B.J. Lamfers of Amiret; eight grandchildren; mother Jeanette Sundahl of Westbrook; sister Sheila Sundahl of Slayton and brother Brian (Debra) Sundahl of Jackson; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his father and son Willie Lamfers.

Burial in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Tracy. Westbrook Funeral Home handled the arrangements.