|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1942|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 2012|
PAYNESVILLE, Mich. - Thomas G. Bailey, 70, of Paynesville, died on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home.
He was born on June 22, 1942, in Ontonagon, son of the late Harold and Esther (Erickson) Bailey, and was the salutatorian of the Ontonagon High School class of 1961.
Tom married Delores Hirvonen on Sept. 21, 1991, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paynesville.
He worked at the Ontonagon Paper Mill for 42 years, retiring in 2003.
He was a member and active lay person of Our Savior Lutheran Church, where he had served on the church council, the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1840 in Ontonagon, the National Rifle Association and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, canning and cooking.
He is survived by his wife, Delores "Dee," of Paynesville; a son, Thomas (Jeana), of Ontonagon; a daughter, Vonda (Sean) Lukkari, of Mass City; and five grandchildren, Tyler, Alexis, Samantha, Noah and Nicole; also a brother, Jim (Garnet), of Ontonagon; his former wife, Sally Bailey, of Ontonagon; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and his mother-in-law, Elma Hirvonen, of Gladstone.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Benn; and a sister, Kathryn.
Interment will be in the Paynesville Cemetery.
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Dec 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102863853