Thurlow James Round

Thurlow James Round

Nov 5, 1915 - Jun 23, 2011
Funeral services for Thurlow J. Round of Arapahoe are at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. The Rev. Mark Thurman officiates and burial follows at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. There will be a viewing at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m., preceding the services on Wednesday. Mr. Round died at his home on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at the age of 95. Thurlow James Round was born in Blockton, Iowa, on Nov. 5, 1915, the son of James Andrew Round and Florence (Stroburg) Round. He attended schools in Conway, Iowa, and moved to Arapahoe 70 years ago He married Ruth Ellen Lambeck on June 3, 1964, in Riverton. Mr. Round was engaged in farming throughout his life. He lived as a farm hand at St. Stephen's and then Arapahoe. He also drove school bus for Arapahoe District 38, and worked at the Riverton Livestock Auction for 40 years. Mr. Round was a member of the Grange and his family said he enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include his wife, Ruth E. Round of Arapahoe; a daughter, Jean Marie Round Kunst; a son-in-law, Matthew Karl Kunst; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, sister Pansy Klaiber, a nephews, grandparents, aunts and uncles. On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.