Thomas A. Knopik, age 78, of Webster, passed away suddenly on September 9, 2019.
Tom was born December 27, 1940, in Little Falls, Minn., to parents, Gladys (Lundsten) and Vincent Knopik. He was raised in St. Paul and Wyoming, Minn., and attended too many schools to mention. Tom was a proud retired United States Marine.
He enjoyed woodworking, golfing, fishing, hunting, traveling and spending time with his family. He will be deeply missed.
Preceding him in death are his grandparents; parents; grandsons, Matthew and Daniel; and beloved dog, Shadow.
Tom is survived by his loving wife, Doris; children, Thomas Knopik Jr., Kimberly Knopik, Melanie Pool, Michele Knopik, Kara (Dylan) Foner and Jyneal (Joseph) Flad; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerome Knopik and Duane Knopik; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 11 a.m. (visitation from 10-11 a.m.) at Trinity Lutheran Church in Falun, with Pastor Jay Ticknor officiating. Full military honors will commence following the service at the church. Interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.
Tom loved animals, please consider memoriam gifts to the Humane Society of Burnett County, 7410 County Rd D, Webster, WI 54893.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swedberg-taylor.com.