Thomas Wiborg

Thomas Allen Wiborg

1950 - 2020

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Tom Wiborg, age 69, of St. James passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, Minnesota. Funeral services will be 4:00pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James with Pastor Lyla Klee officiating. Burial will be 10:30am, Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery with full military honors. Thomas Allen Wiborg was born on September 16, 1950 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to parents William and EllaMae (Westersee) Wiborg. Tom grew up in Minnetonka Mills at age 15 he moved to Hopkins with his family. After high school he joined the Marine Corp serving 4 years. He later moved to Colorado working as a semi-truck mechanic. Fifteen years later, he moved back to Minnesota and worked for Olsen Diesel and Harley Brandstad. He moved to the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne 12 years ago. Tom spent his spare time working on many cars including 2 Model A’s, both went onto win awards in Las Vegas. He played and enjoyed watching baseball and football. While at the Veterans Home Tom never missed a BINGO game. He loved spending time with his family, friends and dogs. He is survived by his daughter Stephanie (Christopher) Harris of Virginia Beach, VA, grandchildren; Michaela, Sofia, Eva, great-grandchildren; Mila and Avery, siblings; William (Kathy) Wiborg, Jr. of MN, Cynthia (Tom) Basmoen of Hanska, Susan (Raymond) Helmer of Eden Prairie, Laurie (Joe) Poulmann of Eden Prairie, and sister-in-law Vickie Wiborg of Chanhassen. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Mick.
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Service Information

4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Sturm Funeral Home, St. James Chapel
906 - 10th Ave. S.
St. James, Minnesota, United States

Interment Information

10:30 am
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Ft. Snelling National Cemetery
Address not given
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States