He loved sports, especially baseball. He played football and baseball for Champlin Park high school, where he graduated from in 2010. He went on to Anoka Ramsey community college and Augsburg college where he received a partial scholarship for baseball.
He loved his family very much. Survived by mother, Jean Thurmer; father, Scott Linnell; younger brother, Jesse Linnell; grandparents, Shirley Linnell, Pat and Jerry Durand; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Preceded in death by grandfather Bill Thurmer and grandfather Gary Linnell.
The world will not be the same without him or his smile in it.