Reverend Simeon Thole, O.S.B., age 85, died peacefully in the Saint Raphael Hall retirement center at Saint John’s Abbey, Collegeville, MN, on Sunday, July 19, 2020.
Simeon (James) Thole was born in Moorhead, MN, April 21, 1935, made his profession as a monk of Saint John’s Abbey July 11, 1956 and was ordained on June 2, 1962. After five years as pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish, Collegeville (1991-1996), he was appointed administrator for six years at Saint Leo’s Abbey (Florida).
Mass of Christian Burial took place in the Abbey and University Church on July 25, followed by burial in the abbey cemetery.
Complete obituary at this link.
May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed
by the Mercy of God, rest in peace.