Preceded in death by parents; son, Thomas; and brothers, Cliff and Gil. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean; daughters, Maureen (Douglas) Thron and Cheryl (Charles) Waller; daughter-in-law, Kelly Mattson; 3 step-grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; brother, Vernon (Marie); sister, Eleanor Boughton; several nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to the caring staff at the Stillwater Good Samaritan. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday, July 18 at THE CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL, 611 South 3rd Street, Stillwater with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment at Union Cemetery, Maplewood.