Thomas Lee Rogge, 65, of Brainerd, Minn., died Saturday, April 2, 2011.
He was born in Windom, Minn., March 8, 1946. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Donna Rogge; and brother, Steve.
Tom will be forever remembered by his son, Tom; daughter, Kristine Kunze (Chris); grandchildren, Abigail, Noah and Theodore; and the mother of Tom and Kristine, Kaye Magnuson. He is also survived by brothers David, of Woodbury, Minn., Casey (Patti), of Hoyt Lakes, Minn., Brad (Dixie), of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mitch, of Inver Grove Heights. His love for life will also be carried on through countless family and friends, whom were blessed to have known him.
Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Transfiguration Lutheran Church, 11000 France Ave. S., Bloomington, Minn. Services begin at noon with visitation one hour prior at church. Public graveside services will be Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 3 p.m. at Hoyt Lakes Memorial Cemetery, Hoyt Lakes, Minn. The family requests all donations be sent to the wonderful people at Heartland Hospice, 609 Oak St., Brainerd, MN 56401 or to The Surviving Parents Coalition, www.spcoalition.org/donate.html.