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“Barbara, I am so sorry to hear of Trygve\'s passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers! He is blessed to have you as his wife for...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: DAVID STANLEY - Oak Ridge, TN

“I always enjoyed hiking with TJ. He was always so interested in environmental issues. Being a fellow engineer with a career with TVA, I asked TJ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Thomas (Tom) Wainner - Knoxville, TN

“Scott and I are so lucky to have known TJ through Foothill Striders for the last three years. He always had a friendly word and big smile to share...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Wendy and Scott Havlock - TN

“Barbara, You\'re in our thoughts (and most of all our prayers)during these difficult days! Your family too, of course! Take care! Bill & Mary...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Mary & Bill Justice - Maryville, TN

“Barbara and family: My deepest sympathies to you all in this time of great grief. May the memories of wonderful years together bring relief. My...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Clark - Pembroke Pines, FL

“Barbara, My deepest sympathy for your loss. I will miss TJ on the trails. He had a wealth of knowledge about the Smokies and was gracious in...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Debby Nuchols - Maryville, TN

“Our local Sons of Norway, Vikings of the Smokies chapter expresses our deepest sympathy to Barbara and family. Trygve served faithfully behind the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dr. Olaf O. Storaasli - Oak Ridge, TN

“Dear Barbara, I\'m so sorry to hear of Trygve\'s passing. He will surely be missed by the Sons of Norway Vikings and his hiking partners. God...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Dee Bumpers - MARYVILLE, TN

Trygve Johann Tolnas, age 80, passed away at home on Friday, October 11, 2013 with lung cancer. He was preceded in death by parents Gladys and Olaf Tolnas, brother Edwin Tolnas and infant daughter Joann Tolnas. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara McCammon Tolnas, daughter Carol Hunnicutt and husband Eric, of Madison, AL, son Barry Tolnas, and wife Roxanne from Seattle, WA, and grandchildren Eli and Kelly Hunnicutt, and Penelope Tolnas. Trygve was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He graduated from Georgia Tech and was a licensed professional engineer. He worked at Alcoa for 34 years. He was an avid outdoors man. His passion was hiking and backpacking. He hiked the Pacific Crest Trail from Canada through Washington and the Appalachian Trail from Georgia trough Virginia plus all 900 mile of trail in the Smokies. He will be remembered for his honesty and love for nature. His celebration of life will be at McCammon-Ammons Click Funeral Home Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 pm. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00pm Thursday. Ralph Lee will officiate. In lieu of flowers please donate to Blount Memorial Hospice or Appalachian Trail Conservancy at 160A Zillicoa St, Asheville, NC 28801. McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, 982-6812

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