The American Legion Riders (ALR) are members of the American Legion, the American Legion Auxillary, or the Sons of the
American Legion that share a compassion for motorcyle riding.
Our purpose is to socially interact as a group to support American Legion ideals with specific interest in our military
veterans. We participate with our Legion Family in their endeavors as well as hosting our own fund raisers.
The group also promotes the American Legion by participating in parades and supporting community interests.
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Tim Thornhill passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. His memorial service is scheduled for Friday April 29, 2016. Riders: kickstands up
at 9:30 from the Post to Olivet United Methodist Church. After
the service we will procession back to the Legion for a luncheon.
Lots of news. The minutes from the April 12, 2016 are now posted in the Current News section.
Next ALR meeting is scheduled for May 10, 2016.
Sunday April 17, 2016 is the date for our last omelet breakfast until October.
All members needed for working this last omelet breakfast.
April 16, 2016 - First ride of the season to Osceola WI. Lunch
ALR 172 Notes:
|IN MEMORY OF TIM THORNHILL
|Tim and Cathy going on an ALR ride
Tim Thornhill passed away on Tuesday, March
15,2016. Tim was an active member of Legion Post 172 and Post 172 American Legion Riders. He will be missed by all. Our thoughts
and prayers go out to his wife Cathy and his family. Tim's obituary follows:
Thornhill, Timothy (Tim)
Age 65 of
Maple Grove, was born on July 10, 1950 and passed away on March 15, 2016. Preceded
in death by mother, Phyllis Barstow and brother, Paul Barstow. Survived by wife,
Cathy (Ruhoff) Thornhill, father, Richard Barstow, Anoka; brother, Larry (Karen) Thornhill, Waseca; sister, Kathy Amlaw, Edina;
step sister, CaraBeth (Wayne) Holmstrom, Zimmerman; daughter, Kimberly (Jim) Kline, Big Lake; granddaughter, Shelby Kline;
many wonderful nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Tim graduated
from Anoka HS in 1968, Anoka Vocational School in 1970; served in the US Air Force from 1971-1976 and retired from FMC/United
Defense, Fridley in 1999. He was an active member of the Osseo-Maple Grove American
Legion and Legion Riders; he loved to fish, hunt, ride motorcycle and spend time with family and friends.
of Life on April 29 at Olivet United Methodist Church, 3620 43rd Ave. No. Robbinsdale, MN.
Service at 11 am with visitation one hour prior. Private interment with
military honors at Ft. Snelling Nat’l Cemetery at a later date. Memorials
preferred to make donation to some of Tim’s favorite veteran’s organizations such as Eagle’s Healing Nest,
Sauk Centre, MN and Fisher House, Mpls.
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