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Hazel Thooft, age 7 and her brother, Isaiah Thooft left their earthly life on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in a tragic house fire. They are the children of Matt and Bernadette Thooft of Lucan. Bernadette is formerly of Osakis and is the daughter of Barb DeCann of Osakis. Funeral services are Friday, December 13 at 10:30 am at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Wabaso, MN. Visitation hours are from 4 - 8 pm on Thursday evening and one hour prior to the service at the church. The Redwood Valley Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Isaiah Matthew Thooft, 4 year old son of Matthew and Bernadette Thooft of rural Lucan, passed away in a house fire Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 13 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Wabasso. Visitation is 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the church with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Hazel Anne Thooft
Hazel Anne Thooft, 7 year old daughter of Matthew and Bernadette Thooft of rural Lucan, passed away in a house fire Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 13 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Wabasso. Visitation is 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the church with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Hazel Anne Thooft was born April 5, 2006 in Hutchinson, MN to Matthew and Bernadette (DeCann) Thooft. She was currently in the 2nd grade at St. Anne's Catholic School in Wabasso. Hazel loved school, her teachers, and classmates. She enjoyed reading and drawing pictures for people, and was a good artist. Hazel loved to dance and sing. She liked to help people and enjoyed fundraising for the school and church, calling people herself and going door to door. Hazel loved cartoons and made Minion voices from "Despicable Me". Hazel was very independent, often choosing her own mismatched clothing and wearing several shirts at a time. She liked to do things her own way.

Hazel is survived by her parents Matt and Bernadette Thooft; siblings: Zachary, 11, her twin brother Augustus, 7, Maxwell, 4, Abigail, 4, and Beatrice Grace, 2; grandparents Leona Thooft of Tyler and Barbara DeCann of Belview (formerly of Osakis); godparents Mary Benson of Castroville, TX, and Valerie Koelln of Hutchinson; many aunts and uncles; and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by two infant siblings, grandfathers Amandus Thooft and Don DeCann, and brother Isaiah.

Isaiah Matthew Thooft was born November 21, 2009 in Mankato, MN. He was baptized at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Lucan. Isaiah attended pre-school at Wabasso Public School. He loved school and his teacher. Isaiah liked playing hide and seek and playing tricks on people. He loved to help and shadowed his parents wherever they went. Isaiah liked helping his dad with chores and feeding the animals. He was very curious and wanted to know what you were doing. Isaiah loved to be snuggled, squeezed with big hugs, and tickled. He was always very talkative whether people were there or not. Isaiah loved books and being read to, and visited the library several times a week. He loved his little sister, and protected and watched out for her. Isaiah loved to laugh and had a big grin.

Isaiah is survived by his parents Matt and Bernadette Thooft; siblings: Zachary, 11, Augustus, 7, Maxwell, 4, Abigail, 4, and Beatrice Grace, 2; grandparents Leona Thooft of Tyler and Barbara DeCann of Belview (formerly of Osakis); godparents Mike and Annette Rohlik of Lucan; many aunts and uncles; and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by two infant siblings, grandfathers Amandus Thooft and Don DeCann, and sister Hazel.
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