Gailen Eugene “Gene” Thurnau, II

Gailen Eugene “Gene” Thurnau, II

Birth
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death 3 Nov 2006 (aged 47)
Lutz, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Burial Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA
Plot Sec 324, Site 1471
Memorial ID 49096763 · View Source
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Gene loved life. He had served in the military, and was employed as an air traffic controller. His motto: Family First. He loved children, and his 3 dachshund dogs, along with his whole family. He had a great pride for his pickup truck. Gene was a murder victim. There is an episode of “The Killer Beside Me” on Investigation Discovery (ID) TV “Living a Lie” (2018) documenting his life, and final days. “Bob Peterson invites himself to his co-workers Gene and Jaye-Jaye Thurnau’s new home to give them a housewarming present. That evening, Jaye-Jaye leaves to run an errand. When she returns, Gene and Bob have vanished. Leaving only a cryptic note.”

There is an episode of “A Stranger in My House” on Investigation Discovery (ID) TV “Star-Crossed Murder” (2014) documenting his life, and final days. “A man’s past catches up with him in St. Petersburg, Fla.”

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  • Created by: GerbLady
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49096763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gailen Eugene “Gene” Thurnau, II (2 Jul 1959–3 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49096763, citing Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by GerbLady (contributor 46637511) .