AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Eugene Tjoens, of Mora, formerly of Shakopee, passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at FirstLight Health System in Mora. He was 85 years old.
In keeping with Eugene’s wishes no services will be held.
Memorials are preferred to Sharing and Caring Hands.
Eugene Edward Tjoens, of Mora Minnesota, formerly of Shakopee, passed away on July 5, 2016 at First Light Health System in Mora. He was 85 years old.
Eugene was born March 9, 1931 in Webster Wisconsin to Harry and Ellen (Tessmer) Tjoens. When he was young the family moved to Shakopee. Eugene served in the Korean War. He worked at Continental Machines in Savage his whole career as an office manager.
Eugene married Charlotte LaVerne Nickerson in 1957. They had four children.
Eugene loved to make things with his hands for his children, grandchildren and friends. He always had some kind of project going on. He loved spending time with his family. He often took them on vacations. Eugene was always there to help anyone in need.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, brothers Leo and Calvin and sister Norma.
He is survived by his four children Kim (Rex) Peterson of Mora, Karen Walker of Plymouth, Mark (Mitzi) of Arizona and Krissy Sampson of Champlain; sister Arlene Adkins of Kansas; grandchildren Darby Peterson, Dana (Adam) Holscher, Nolan (Monique) Peterson, Anthony Walker, Shawn (Jum) Walker, Cassie Sampson, Corey Sampson and three great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
In keeping with Eugene’s wishes no funeral services will be held. Memorials in his memory are preferred to Sharing & Caring Hands, 525 N 7th Street, Mpls., MN 55405.