Thomas Altermatt

Thomas Altermatt

1955 - 2022

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Thomas Patrick Altermatt was born on August 29, 1955, to Isadore and Bertha (Jenniges) Altermatt in Redwood Falls, MN. He was raised on a farm 2 miles East of Wanda. Tom attended elementary school at St. Mathias and graduated from Sanborn High School. On June 9, 1979, Tom married his high school sweetheart Debra Lyle at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Wanda. The couple raised their five children on the century farm where Tom farmed his whole life. He also worked for over 40 years with Altermatt Construction. Tom served on the elevator board and coached elementary wrestling. He enjoyed wood working, watching westerns, and finishing projects for his children’s homes. Tom’s greatest love was his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren; they enjoyed splitting wood, tubing, and building bonfires together. Tom died on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Windom Area Hospital, in Windom at the age of 66. He is survived by his wife - Debra; children - Alicia (Patrick) Gulbranson, Michael (Jennifer) Altermatt, Sarah (Colby) Pack, Isadore (Kimberly) Altermatt, Shannon (Timothy) Furth; grandchildren - Luke, Katelyn and Jacob Gulbranson, Andrew and Merik Altermatt, Braiden and Dylan Pack, Devynn, Gunnar and Kooper Altermatt, Eleanor and Emerson Furth; siblings Cathy (Chuck) Riegel, John (Char) Altermatt, Paul Altermatt, Margaret "Midge" (Sam) Marcum, Mary (Ken) Rocheleau, Peter (Melody) Altermatt, Anne Schwartz, and Susan Bierl; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Tom was preceded in death by his parents - Isadore “Buddy” and Bertha and Debra’s parents Grover and Marjorie Lyle.
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Wednesday
19
January

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel
407 N. Jackson
Springfield, Minnesota, United States
Thursday
20
January

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Springfield Area Community Center
33 S. Cass Ave
Springfield, Minnesota, United States
Thursday
20
January

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Springfield Area Community Center
33 S. Cass Ave
Springfield, Minnesota, United States