Thomas J. Redmond
Mar 15, 2016
Thomas J. Redmond, a lifetime resident of Wright County, was born April 2, 1938 to Elmo (Red-founder of Red’s Cafe in Montrose) Redmond and Gertrude (Birdie) Loch. A graduate of Buffalo high school, Tom worked at Washington Scientific until his retirement. Unable to enlist in the armed forces, he was an ardent supporter of Veterans and their causes.
Tom married the love of his life, Susan Gonsior on September 21, 1957 at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Delano. Tom and Susie were blessed with three children, Steve, Michael and Pauline.
As well as being a devoted family man, Tom maintained many friendships with people he met in his life. He enjoyed history, especially of his own family. He loved to have political discussions, even if he was wrong. Music was also an important part of his life. Irish (Celtic) music has a special place in his heart.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother. He is survived by his wife Susie; children Dr. Steve (Sheryl) Redmond, Michael (Steven Ukasick), Pauline (Tom ) Thaemert; 5 grandchildren Paul Thaemert, Jacqueline (Colin Lesnar), Rachel (Josh Anderson ), Sean and Arthur Redmond.
Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church prior to Mass. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Delano. Memorials preferred to Crossroads Animal Shelter in Buffalo, MN.