Thomas Doe, age 64, of East Bethel passed away July 19, 2008 at his home after a five year battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 26th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Pastor Steve Melander officiating. A visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the funeral Saturday at the funeral home.
Thomas Earl Doe was born January 14, 1944 at River Falls, Wisconsin to Stanley and Leona (Koepsell) Doe. He attended grade school in Deer Park, Wisconsin and high school in Clear Lake, graduating in 1962. Tom served his country in the U.S. Army from 1965-1967. In 1971 he married Connie Roff and they had three sons, Troy, Darin and Brandon. Tom worked as a union commercial electrician since 1969 with IBEW Local 292. He enjoyed going to Mille Lacs Lake with his camper, attending tractor and threshing shows, and in his earlier years he liked to go dancing. One of Tom’s favorite things to do was eating out and socializing with his friends. Tom was also a life member of Lake City VFW Post #8729.
Thomas passed away on July 19, 2008 at his home after a five year battle with cancer at the age of 64 years, 6 months and 5 days. He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley, and brother, Howard.
Tom will be lovingly remembered by his three sons; Troy (Kristin) of Big Lake, Darin (Elodie) of Lexington, and Brandon (Angela) of Coon Rapids; his mother, Leona Grove of Minneapolis; sister, Arlys (Roger) Gowen of Gold Canyon, Arizona; brother, Daniel Doe of Minneapolis; three grandchildren, Ryan, Tyler and Tara; and by many other relatives and friends.