David Herbert Thul, age 78, a lifelong resident of Shakopee, MN, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at his home. Private family services will be held honoring Dave.
David was born on Christmas Day in 1942, in Shakopee, to parents, John and Dorothy (Grafenstatte) Thul.
He grew up in Shakopee, where he graduated from high school. Dave furthered his education at the University of Minnesota.
Dave overcame alcohol addiction 46 years of sobriety. After his recovery, Dave worked at Edina Care Center as a nursing assistance for 43 years. He loved to take hikes and fossil hunt with friends from Arizona. Dave spent countless hours tending to his garden, which was a passion of his. Dave also loved watching the changing weather patterns, clouds and in general meteorology.
David was always kind, gentle and loving. He will be forever missed by siblings, John Thul, Carla (Ron) Klehr, Tim Thul; special friend, Elaine Fisher and her daughter Lisa and her family; special friend, Lynette Jacobsen; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by parents, John and Dorothy; sisters-in-law, Jessie Thul, Kathy Thul; nephews, Patrick Ben, Christian; and Dave’s beloved kitties, Hopper and Little Bird.Print Obituary & Condolences