John âJackâ David Tholen was born January 7, 1951 in Marshall, MN to Clarence and Mary (Meulebroeck) Tholen. He attended St. Edward Catholic School and graduated from Minneota High School in 1968. After he graduated, he went to Southwest Minnesota State University and Minnesota West Community and Technical College of Canby for accounting. He worked for Tonka Toys in Minnetonka, MN and for McLaughlin and Schultz for 35 years. He was currently working various local jobs and helping Countryside Auto in Minneota.
Jack and Cory (Josephson) were united in marriage in 1975 and born to this union was their son, Jeff.
Jack enjoyed fishing, spending time with friends, watching sports and reading.
Jack died unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, July 15, 2016. He is survived by his son Jeff (Vannessa) Tholen, siblings, Mark (Linda) Tholen of Fort Collins, CO, Dan (Susanne) Tholen of Baxter, MN, Susan (Tom) Thooft of Cyrus, MN and Anita (Roger) Cauwels of Marshall, MN, two grandsons, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, brother Mike, aunts, and uncles.