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Thomas N. "Tom" Theisen – Obituary

Name: Thomas N. "Tom" Theisen

Age: 74

Born: 03-28-1944

Died: 03-07-2019

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Service:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota


Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Thomas N. “Tom” Theisen, age 74, of St. Cloud, who passed away on March 7, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Gregory Lieser will officiate. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday, all at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Tom was born on March 28, 1944 to Henry and Esther (Bahe) Theisen in Richmond, California. He attended St. Cloud Cathedral High School; graduating in 1962. After high school, he enlisted in the armed forces and honorably served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was united in marriage to Susan K. Theisen on March 15, 1969 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids. Tom worked for the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center as a nursing assistant, retiring after 30 years of service.

Tom was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. Tom also had a passion for genealogy and family history as well as watching old movies.

Tom is survived by his children, Christopher, of St. Cloud, Jacquelyn (Kurt) Savela, of Duluth, Karen Theisen, of St. Cloud, Jeanne Samnanveth, of St. Cloud, and Mary Beth Theisen, of St. Cloud; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; siblings, Richard and Robert; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Susan, on April 13, 2013; infant son, Thomas, Jr., in January of 1983; daughter, Kathy Theisen, on July 13, 2003; sister, Elizabeth (Mickey) Wedin; and sister-in-law, Andy Theisen.

A special thank you to Tom’s daughter, Mary Beth, and the staff at the St. Cloud Hospital, for their loving, dedicated, and compassionate care.

Guestbook for Thomas N. "Tom" Theisen


Nancy C
March 13, 2019, 12:41 pm
I am truly sorry to read of the passing of your loved one, Thomas. He will be missed. Death was never a part of God's original plan for mankind. Sadly due to the disobedience of Adam in the Garden of Eden we all inherited sin and death as recorded at Romans 5:12. Lovingly Our Grand Creator extends to us all the hope again of everlasting life as recorded at John 3:16,36. This hope will be made a reality by means of God's Kingdom in which we pray for in the Lord's Prayer. Once more I am very sorry for your loss.
Jennifer Ugarte
March 12, 2019, 2:01 pm
To the family of Mr. Theisen, Im so sorry for your loss. I can only imagine how you must feel. I have found comfort in scriptures like Job 14:14,15 which remind me that God cares so deeply for us that he yearns for the day when he will bring us back to life on earth (John 5:28, 29). These words fill me with the hope of seeing again the ones that I have lost. I hope that these words bring you comfort as well.
Joseph Habiger
, Ex brother in law of Christopher
March 9, 2019, 12:09 am
I knew Tom pretty well, I remember picking him up from home many times and taking him to work at night and then picking him up the next morning because I am not sure if Chris drove at this time and I believe Susan had to work early in the morning. Either way I got to know him and he was a great man to know. He will be missed.

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