(Research):Obituary for John W. Tyrholm found on his find a grave
John W. Tyrhom, 66 a Klamath Fall, Oregon for 32 years, died Dec. 16,1994 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Memorial mass will be held at 8 a.m. Friday in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Mr. Tyrhom was born Feb. 17, 1928 in Brainerd, Minnesota to Walter and Karlye Tyrholm . He married Beth Harris and founded Tyrholm Ford Motor Co. in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
In 1962, he relocated his family in Klamath Falls, where he started Big R Farm, Ranch and Home Supply Store. It is
in operation today and has been expanded to a second store in Redmond, which is under the management of his sons, Steven & Michael.
His first wife preceded him in death in 1982. Mr. Tyrholm retired from management of Big R in 1986 and maintained residence in Klamath Fall, Mexico and Arizona.
He was an accomplished hunter, fisherman and outdoors man throughout his life. He also enjoyed playing golf.
Survivors include his second wife, Lee, his children Sandra, Steven, Mary Beth, Nancy, Michael and Susan and his grandchildren, Laura, Andrew, John and Jordan.
Memorial donations may be made to Cardiac Unit, Merle West Medical Center, Klamath Falls.Less
16 April 2016 by Ruth Steele