Terry D. Fuhrmann, age 81, of St. Marie, passed away on December 25, 2016. He was born on October 11th, 1935 to Lille Walker and Kon Fuhrmann. Terry spent most of his life in the agriculture industry, and also worked for the Glasgow School District for many years. Terry also served in the Army Reserves as a cook. He loved fishing, mechanic work, and building small projects in his spare time.
Terry married Denise Birkoski on June 6th, 1970. They raised 5 children on his farm in the “north country” before moving to Glasgow. He worked many different jobs including Arnie’s Electric and the Glasgow Meat Packing Plant before becoming a custodian at the Glasgow High School. After he retired from the Glasgow school system, he started working as a hired hand on Herb Sand’s farm. Farming was his passion, and he enjoyed going to work every day.
Terry loved many things, but most of all, he loved his family. Terry was a devoted husband and father, and he was always willing to talk or lend an ear when it was needed most. He always made time for them and tried to help any way he could. Terry enjoyed fishing, working on his 1962 GMC pickup, and spending time with his wife watching Matlock and Walker Texas Ranger.
Terry passed away from an apparent heart attack while driving home on December 25th, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Denise Fuhrmann (Birkoski), his 5 children; Larry, Duane, Tammi, Bonnie, and Terry Jr; his twin brother Larry, his brother Archie, and their sister Lorraine, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Kon & Lillie; and 3 brothers, Konrad, William & Verlin.
Funeral Services for Terry will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the Assembly of God Church in Glasgow with burial in Highland Cemetery to follow.
Terry Delbert Fuhrmann was a very kind man, and will be missed greatly by his family and friends.