Urban H. “Urb” Toenies, age 96 of Freeport, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa with Rev. Dan Walz officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.
Urban Henry Toenies was born Nov. 1, 1920, in Millwood Township, Stearns County, to Gerhard and Wilhelmina (Steinke) Toenies. He farmed the Century Toenies Farm in Millwood Township, Stearns County all his life. His family celebrated his 96th birthday in November on the farm, and a few days later, he mowed his lawn. His enjoyment was mowing his lawn, driving around the farm in his Polaris Ranger, watching cowboy movies, playing 500 and pull tabs. He also enjoyed visiting with family and friends and going out to eat.
Urb was a member of Holy Name Society and Crosier Apostolate.