Thomas Matthew Waldron

Funeral services for Thomas Matthew Waldron, 84, of Glencoe were held on Monday, April 3, from the Church of St. Pius X of Glencoe, with the Rev. Eugene Lozinski officiating.

Mr. Waldron died on Thursday, March 30, 2000.

Organist was Emily Wilkins, and congregational hymns were "We Walk By Faith," "Prayer of St. Francis," I Am the Bread of Life," and "Crown Him With Many Crowns."

Pallbearers were Stephen Walker, Jason Walker, Joseph Waldron, Marci Kuhn, Daniel Waldron and Eric Waldron. Interment was in the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery.

Mr. Waldron was born on April 14, 1915, in Glencoe to Michael and Mary (Thomes) Waldron. He was baptized and confirmed at the Church of St. George in Glencoe.

Mr. Waldron graduated from Stevens Seminary in Glencoe in 1933.

He was united in marriage to Lydia McKellep on Feb. 7, 1942, at the Church of St. George.

The couple made their home on a farm in Green Isle Township, where Mr. Waldron farmed. Later he became the manager of the ASCS office of Sibley County.

In 1983, the couple moved to their current home in Glencoe.

Mr. Waldron was a member of the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe, the St. Christopher Knights of Columbus and the 4th Degree Knights, where he had been a past Faithful Navigator. In 1990, he was elected into the Knights of Columbus Hall of Fame.

He loved his family and being part of his grandchildren's lives.

Survivors include his wife, Lydia; his children, Margaret Walker and husband, Jack, of Bloomington, Thomas J. Waldron and wife, Nancy, of Portage Wis., and James Waldron and wife, Sandra, of Hutchinson; grandchildren, Julie Hannibal and husband, Rob, of Bloomington, Susan Voss and husband, Aaron, of Eagan, Stephen Walker and wife, Vicky, of Apple Valley, Jason Walker of Bloomington, Joseph Waldron of Milwaukee, Wis., Marci Kuhn and husband, Darren, of Green Bay, Wis., Daniel Waldron of White Bear Lake and Eric Waldron of St. Cloud; six great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Jo Brummond and husband, Bruce, of Hutchinson; sisters-in-law, Irene Schlauderaff of Riverton, Wyo., and Luella Schuette of Lester Prairie; as well as many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Michael Waldron.

The Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe handled arrangements.

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