DEERWOOD — Thomas Duane Sundly, age 62, of Deerwood, died unexpectedly on Sept. 9, 2012, in Clearwater, Minn.
He was born on July 2, 1950, in Chippewa Falls, Wis., to Vernon and Ethel (Lund) Sundly. Tom married Sharon Kay Dzubay on July 10, 1976. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Currently he was employed at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in security and the Mille Lacs Liquors in Garrison.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sharon; three daughters, Sherri (John) Sheppard, of Coon Rapids, Paulette Hunczack, of Deerwood, and Danielle Sundly, of St. Cloud; one brother, Rick (Cheryl) Sundly, of New Brighton; and one sister, Sherry (Jeff) McGowen, of Ham Lake; six grandchildren, Ashley, Megan, Ryan, Dylan, Jayce and Elizabeth; his best friend, Spruce; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby with full military honors given by the Myron-James American Legion Post No. 443, Ironton. Friends may call on Thursday at the Koop Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral on Friday. If so desired memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.