Terrence William Thoe, 70, of Weatherby Lake, MO passed away peacefully September 14, 2022. He was born April 11. 1952 in Little Falls, MN to William and Margery (Bilstad) Thoe. He graduated high school in Red Wing, MN and went on to earn a BA in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri.
Terry’s career is a great story. He started working on the assembly line at Ford Motor Company at age 21, became a journeyman electrician and had a long and rewarding 41 year career at Ford, where he retired in 2014. He married the former Marjorie George on August 24, 1974 in Paola, KS. His wife was his biggest love. This love affair and friendship was evident on a daily basis throughout Terry’s life. Nothing was more important than family and friendship. Terry had many interests and was passionate about many things. Terry loved flying and obtained his Private Pilot’s license. He also had a passion for motorcycles, collectible cars, skiing, traveling and so much more.
In addition to Marjorie, survivors include his mother, Margery Thoe of Johnson City, TX; a son, Sean Terrence Thoe and wife, Diane of Parkville, MO; beloved grandchildren, Carter and Aubrey Thoe of Parkville; and three brothers: Rodney Thoe of Ft. Ripley, MN, Steve Thoe and wife, Rená of Austin, TX and Greg Thoe of Johnson City, TX. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Bruce Thoe.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Terry’s life at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 9555 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, October 1, 2022. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a Memorial Service following at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Fabian Gonzalez presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Tunnel to Towers (https://t2t.org/donate) or Tim Tebow Foundation (https://timtebowfoundation.org). Memories of Terry and condolences can be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com.