Senator Thune and his family are in our thoughts and prayers.
In a news release, Thune announced that his mother, Yvonne Patricia ?Pat? Thune, died Wednesday morning. She was 90.
Pat Thune was born in 1921 in Pontiex, Saskatchewan, Canada. She met her husband, Harold Thune, while enrolled at the University of Minnesota. They married in 1943 and settled in Murdo, S.D.