Klemond, Thomas “Tom” James, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2022, at the age of 81 from surgery complications, Covid and pneumonia.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Jean.
Tom is survived by his brother Bud (Donna); wife, Sandy; children Susan, Paul (Dana), Tom (Julie), Philip, John and Rachel; grandchildren Natalie, Melanie, Kevin, Gus, Sophie, Genevieve, Skyla Sprague and Jacob Roth; and great-granddaughter, Alexandria Sprague.
Tom was born in Minneapolis on July 30, 1941. He graduated from Benilde High School in St. Louis Park and earned a business degree from the University of Minnesota. Tom was a lifelong Gopher and Vikings fan. He worked for nearly 20 years as a national bank examiner for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. An avid golfer and traveler he wintered in Ft. Walton Beach, FL.
His funeral will be Thursday 11/17 at 11AM at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 7025 Halifax Ave N., Brooklyn Center with visitation 1 hour prior to the service.
Thursday, November 17th 10AM
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
7025 Halifax Ave N.
Brooklyn Center, MN
It is a place of compassion, sincerity, professionalism, and staff who go above and beyond their call of duty. Our family has sadly used both chapels over the past months. The caring did not stop after the services. They offer their continued compassion to adults and children. With grateful hearts thank you.