Dummer, Thomas Mathew
August 12, 1932 – July 26, 2018
Age 85 of Edina, formerly of Bloomington, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on July 26. Preceded in death by wife Rita, parents Stella and William, brothers Jerome, Stanley, Donald, Robert and Ralph, sister Margaret, and loving in-laws. He will be missed greatly by sister Arlene, children Mark (Heather), Madonna (Chuck), John (Kathy Wolff) and Pippi (Christoph), grandchildren Lindsay (Chad), Eric, Ella, William, Blitz, and Jett, great grandchildren Adiana and Madelyn, loving in-laws, numerous nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. Born and raised in Fairfax, Minnesota, Thomas went on to become an Air Force pilot during the Korean War and then worked as a commercial airline captain for Northwest for 33 years. He was a lifelong hunter, skilled carpenter, avid fisherman and passionate cribbage player. Catholic Funeral Mass Sat, Aug 4 at The Church of St Edward, Bloomington MN, at 11 am. Visitation 1 hour prior. Memorials to The Church of St Edward Memorial Garden. (Published in the Star Tribune on August 1, 2018).