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1932 Tom 2017

Tom Whalen

July 31, 1932 — July 15, 2017

Thomas E. Whalen, age 84 of Linwood, MN died peacefully on July 15, 2017. Preceded in death by son-in-law, Glenn Bohnen. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Florence and their children: Terrie Bohnen, Glen, Todd, Jennifer (Doug) Bender; 6 grandchildren, Matthew Bohnen (Jodi), Christine Berg (Guy Humphrey), Melissa Gnerer (Andy), Michael Whalen, Daniel Bender, Andrew Bender; 9 great-grandchildren, Chandler, Tyler, Matthew, Emilee, Grace, Brayden, Hannah, Madeline, Brook; 3 sisters, Colleen (Richard) Bachmeier, Joy (Roger) Nellessen, Annette Howard; and other extended family. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines and was a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from International Harvester in 1985 after 30 years of service. His passions in life were...wood working, camping, fishing, walking in the woods, spending time in Grand Marais, MN, and the love of his family. Celebration of His Life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Family will greet family and friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Previous Events

Visitation
Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mattson Funeral Home

343 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake , MN 55025

Service
Sunday, August 6, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mattson Funeral Home

343 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake , MN 55025


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