THOMAS R. DANGER

ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM

Thomas Danger, of Braham, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  He was 69 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Braham.

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 3:00-5:00 pm on Tuesday, prior to the service at the church.

INURNMENT will be held in the spring at the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.

Thomas Raymond Danger, of Braham, MN passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. He was 69 years old.

Thomas was born on August 7, 1949 in Braham, Minnesota to parents Glen and Elaine (Pomorski) Danger. He grew up in Braham and attended Braham High School, graduating in 1967. He went on to the University of Minnesota graduating with a degree in forestry. On September 30, 1972, Tom was united in marriage to Sandra Annette Nelson at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rush City. Tom started and ended his career with the Department of Natural Resources. He worked at numerous lakes, state forests, and parks around Minnesota but spent his final years at the Parks Department main office in a management roll.

Tom loved the outdoors. During the summer months he loved the fishing and camping trips in northern Minnesota with his wife Sandra and the fishing trip to Canada with his friends. Tom enjoyed hunting, ice fishing, and just puttering around the woods. He and Sandra loved to watch the birds that visited their feeders and they would keep logs of all the different types of birds and when they came and went. On December 12, 2014, Sandra passed away but Tom was blessed to have close friendship with his sister and brother to help him through the hard years. He will be dearly missed.

Tom is preceded in death by his father Glen and wife Sandra.

He is survived by his mother Elaine Occhino; sister Anita (Gus) Gislason; brother Kevin (Tami) Danger; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

16 guestbook entries for THOMAS R. DANGER

  1. Paul Wrege December 13, 2018 at 3:24 pm #

    My condolences to Sandy and the family.

  2. Bob Piotrowski December 13, 2018 at 3:42 pm #

    To Danger family.
    Shocked at Toms passing given all his medical issues- I’m still shocked.
    Truly a “ one of a kind” guy that I will miss a lot.
    No more pain and with Sandra again after 4 years. Rest In Peace !

  3. Ted and Cora-Marie Swenson December 13, 2018 at 9:38 pm #

    Our deepest sympathies to all families involved .
    This was truly a shock ,,,
    My husband was doing dialysis same days and even same times .
    This was how I met Sandy and started a ”blessed” friendship .
    We would go and have coffee together
    Even had her meet seven ladies that do things with .
    She attended a special Christmas fancy dinner plate event ,, which she really enjoyed ,,
    which was held at 1St. Baptist Church . A friend of mine attends there .
    As Sandy and I would leave the clinic to go for coffee
    Tom would say there goes ”double trouble” ,,,,
    I still miss Sandy .
    Would always stop and chat with Tom the past few years … to keep in touch ,,,
    Going to miss his smiling face ,,,
    May he now be in GOD’S loving care and with his dear Sandy
    Prayers for healing broken hearts ,,, May JESUS bless ,,, xxx

  4. Debbie kline December 14, 2018 at 7:17 am #

    R.I.P. my dear cousin. I’m so glad we a few conversations in 2018. Now you are joining
    an at peace with Sandy. Sending love, peace and hugs to Family and Friends.
    Love you Tommy

  5. Doris Trisko December 14, 2018 at 10:11 am #

    I’m Ceil Bolz’s daughter, Doris. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Tommy.

  6. Paul Wrege December 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm #

    My apologies to the family as I had forgotten Sandy’s previous passing. A senior moment.

  7. Beverly Eng Peterson December 15, 2018 at 5:56 pm #

    Beverly Peterson
    Tim was my first baby sitting job, he was always a gentleman when seeing him at various doing around Braham. Sincere Sympathy to Elaine, Anita and Kevin and families.

  8. Amy Ramstad December 15, 2018 at 7:27 pm #

    Condolences from The Diedrich Family.. Tom happened to be icefishing when my Dad Bob, fell thru the ice. Tom was able to reach him and get him out. He sure did love fishing!. Blessings 💗

  9. Don Jueneman December 15, 2018 at 8:51 pm #

    Our Sympathies & Prayers to the families of Tom Danger. Tom worked for us at St.Croix State Park & later at St.Paul DNR Parks & Recreation.

  10. Doug Winfield December 16, 2018 at 4:54 pm #

    Our deepest sympathy to the the family of Tom. He was a friend to many and an inspiration to all.

  11. Karen Erickson December 17, 2018 at 12:33 pm #

    My sympathies to you at the passing of Tom. He was a (perceived) cranky ‘old’ guy who was really a big teddy bear. I always enjoyed working with him at the DNR info booth at the State Fair as well as daily interactions on the third floor in Central Office. I’ve missed his humor and twinkling eyes since he retired.

  12. Greg Murray December 17, 2018 at 3:38 pm #

    Tom was may boss at the DNR in the late ’80s. Great guy who should be given a large amount of credit for the wonderful State Trail System that we have in Minnesota. He took the long view.

  13. Patricia Kandakai December 17, 2018 at 4:59 pm #

    Many years ago, I was assigned to appraisal a long stretch of the MN/Wisconsin Boundary Trail. When Tom worked in DNR-Traisls, he took me out on a land inspection. I spent several hours on the back of a snowmobile with Tom. What a fun day!

  14. Gordon Kimball December 18, 2018 at 7:54 am #

    Condolences to Tom’s family and friends from his many years at the DNR, a place you never really leave behind. Yes a truly unique guy. Rest in Peace, Tom!

  15. Charlie Regnier December 18, 2018 at 12:07 pm #

    I also worked with Tom at Trails and Waterways for a number of years and am shocked and saddened to learn of his passing. He was one of a kind. I agree with Greg Murray that he deserves a lot of credit for the wonderful trail system in Minnesota. My sympathy to his family and may he rest in peace.

  16. Jill Hellzen Spinler December 18, 2018 at 8:39 pm #

    Sorry I couldn’t make visitation or funeral. My deepest sympathy to Sandy & rest of family. Tom use to stop in at Perkins in North Branch & we would visit. Always so pleasant.

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