Thomas James Finn Jr., age 62, of Delano, died Monday, May 18, 2009, at his home.
He was born Oct. 19, 1946, to Thomas and Marcella (Trout) Finn in Bemidji.
Tom served in the Air Force from 1965 to 1969, when he was honorably discharged.
He was united in marriage to Ellen M. Arens June 23, 1972, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto.
Tom’s grandchildren were the love of his life. He enjoyed anything to do with the ‘50’s, and Elvis and John Wayne were role models, or at least a favorite pastime.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Marcella Finn; his brother, Brian Finn; and a sister, Marceina Smith.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Ellen; sons Shawn Finn and Kevin Finn; grandchildren Christian and Skyler; brother and sister-in-law John and Colleen Finn; and brother-in-law Harvey Smith; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Saturday, May 23 at the St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano with the Rev. Christopher Wenthe officiating.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral home in Delano.