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Thomas James Nunes

June 25, 1947 August 3, 2015
Thomas James Nunes
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Obituary for Thomas James Nunes

Robbinsdale, MN

      Thomas James Nunes, 68, was born June 25, 1947 in Fergus Falls, MN, the son of Joseph and Jean (Barnard) Nunes. He moved with his family at a young age to Morris, MN and then to Worthington. In 1966, he graduated from Worthington High School and then attended Jackson Vocational School for refrigeration and appliance repair. Tom enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy from January of 1969 to December of 1972 during the Vietnam War, earning a Combat Action Ribbon. After his discharge, he went back to school at Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Owatonna, MN. He then moved to Minneapolis and worked as a custodian for many years at North Hennepin Community College. Tom died on Monday, August 3, 2015, at the Robbinsdale Rehabilitation and Care Center in Robbinsdale, MN.

      Tom is survived by his brothers, Kenneth Nunes of Worthington and Richard Nunes of Mankato, MN; sisters, Nancy (Kim) Hellstrom of Worthington and Pat (Merle) Elsing of Rushmore, MN; step-mother, Bonnie Nunes and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

      A private family service will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel in Worthington. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.


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