Paul Thomure

Thursday, June 5, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul J. "Tobe" Thomure, 81, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Medical Center in St. Louis.

He was born Jan. 21, 1922, at St. Mary, Mo., son of Tobias Jerome and Eleanor Caldwell Thomure. He and Madeline R. Picou were married Jan. 21, 1941, in St. Louis. She died Sept. 25, 2002.

Thomure had been a steel worker. He was a member of Teamsters Local and Eagles Aerie.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Stewart of St. Charles, Mo.; a son, Robert Thomure of St. Louis; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Miller Family Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and after 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the Savior Catholic Church in Brewer, Mo. The Rev. Felipe Martinez will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery at St. Mary, with military honors by American Legion Post 133.