Michelson, Thomas Frederick
October 27, 1957 – April 21, 2013
Age 55 of St. Paul, Formerly of Lapeer, MI Passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013. He was born October 27, 1957 in Lansing, MI to parents John and Gloria (Fattal) Michelson. Tom graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul in 1982 with degrees in Theatre and Religion. He married wife Laura (Dopkins) of Wausau, WI on July 18, 1987. Tom loved conversing, music, art, literature, poetry, nature, good jokes, bad jokes, good food, good wine, and his family. He will be remembered for his dynamic and magnificent voice, which was taken from him at the end. He is survived by his loving wife, Laura, daughter Hannah of Stillwater, OK, son Nathaniel of St. Paul, his parents John and Gloria Michelson of Lapeer, MI, sisters Patricia (John) Barsalou of Linden, MI, Carolyn Dougherty of Flushing, MI and several loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Saturday, April 27 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Willwerscheid Funeral Home, 1167 Grand Ave, St Paul 651-228-1006 . A memorial service will be held on Sunday April 28 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 900 Summit Ave, St Paul at 3:00 pm, with visitation prior to the service at 2:00 pm and a reception following the service. Rev. Norma Rae Hunt will be officiating. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to the family or to St Paul’s United Church of Christ.