Lynn H. Thames
Lynn H. Thames
  • September 23, 1950 - November 8, 2017
  • Apopka, Florida

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Lynn H. Thames, of Apopka, Florida, passed away on November 8, 2017. She was born in Mineola, New York on September 23, 1950 and graduated from Martha Washington College with a Bachelor of Arts. She earned a Master of Arts in Mental Health from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from the National College of Oriental Medicine.

In Lynn's career, she was a Professional Girl Scout, a Mental Health Counselor, an Acupuncture Physician, and most recently a Medical Educator. She served on the Board of Directors of the Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA) and was a member of the Central Florida Orchid Society. Lynn had a passion for orchids, outdoor activities, music and the arts, and fostered a great love for children.

Lynn married Marna Rasmussen on April 22, 1995, and is survived by Marna, Lynn's father, Duyane Hoffman and stepmother Nancy Hoffman, her sisters Kathy Thomas and her husband Dale, Sue Hoffman, Laura Hoffman, Nancy Lee Grassi and her husband Dave, niece Jenna Lauer and her husband Jeremy Weinburg, and her nephew Cory Thomas.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Orlando.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lynn Thames Memorial Scholarship Fund (, the Girl Scouts of Citrus Gifts for Girls program (, or the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Orlando. Please enter Lynn's name in the memo portion of your check.