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Thomas Kieffer

Thomas Kieffer, age 73 of Morris, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2024 in Morris, MN.

Visitation for Tom Kieffer will be held Sunday, July 7, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, MN.

Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2024, at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris, MN.

Funeral Mass for Thomas Kieffer will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2024, at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris, MN, with Father Bob Kieffer, Father Todd Schneider, and Father Alan Wielinski concelebrating.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Thomas was born on May 17, 1951, in Long Prairie, Minnesota, the son of Robert and Margaret (Remer) Kieffer. As a child, the family moved to Morris where Tom grew up. He graduated from Morris High School in 1969 and continued his education at Canby Technical College where he earned an electrician degree.

Tom was proud to have served in the Minnesota Army National Guard for six years.

On April 5, 1974, he married Lucy Storm. The couple made their home in Morris where they raised their four children, Luke, Tina, Lance, and Bobby.

Tom joined his father in his electrical business, Kieffer Electric, after his graduation from technical college and was later joined by his brothers. In 1998, Tom branched off and began his own business with his sons, Tom Kieffer & Sons Electric. Although he was retired, he stayed involved in the business and often visited many of the sites.

Tom was a member of Assumption Catholic Church, the American Legion and the Eagles where he held offices at the local and district level.

Tom was known as “Captain Tom” on Lake Mary by Alexandria. He enjoyed having family and friends over to the lake or the home in Morris and cooking big meals for everyone who showed up. He was an avid Minnesota sports fan faithfully following the Vikings and Twins. He enjoyed time with his family, especially his wife, showering her with many hugs and kisses. Family was first in his life. Long drives with Lucy and the family brought great enjoyment to Tom. He never really got lost, just made creative ways to get somewhere utilizing all and any back road he could find.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy of Morris, MN; children: Luke (Robin) Kieffer of Hancock, MN, Tina Devick of Glenwood, MN, Lance Kieffer of Glenwood, MN, and Bobby (Chrissy) Kieffer of Alexandria, MN; seven grandchildren: Owen and Anton Kieffer, Tommi Jo and Victoria Devick and Lucy, Mary and Nora Kieffer; siblings: Diann (Bob) Hokanson of California, Anita Poss of Moorhead, MN, Jim (Donna) Kieffer of Florida, Fr. Robert Kieffer of Alexandria, MN, Dennis (Beverly Clausen-Kieffer) Kieffer of Alexandria, MN, Randy (Jan) Kieffer of Morris, MN, Nick (Pat) Kieffer of Morris, MN, Lori (Dan) Brouillard of Twin Valley, MN, and Dave (Angie) Kieffer of Morris, MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Margaret; brother-in-law: Nick Poss; and other relatives and friends.

Arrangements are with Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, MN.