LITTLE FALLS -- Maureen C. Thommes, 59, Little Falls, formerly of Bemidji, died at her home.
She was born Nov. 14, 1942, in Little Falls to Ernie and Adeline (Hurrle) Thommes. She graduated from high school in Pierz in 1960. She attended college at St. Benedict's in St. Joseph. She received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota. She was a computer professor at Bemidji State University from 1978 until her retirement in May 2000. She wrote several books about computer programming.
Survivors include her parents; five sisters, Carol Jansen, Blaine, Dianne Thommes, Minneapolis, Jan Brolsma, Appleton, Wis., Mary Moen, Rogers, and Therese Thommes, Minneapolis; and a brother, Tony Thommes, Minneapolis.
Her grandparents died earlier.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with Father Nick Landsberger officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., and from 8-10 a.m. Friday at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.
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