Age 74 of North Oaks, MN died August 10, 2019. He was born August 14, 1944 in Minot, ND. Tom graduated in 1962 from Oakes Public High School, Oakes, ND, 1966 from North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. After graduation, Tom served in Vietnam in 1967. On June 29, 1968, Tom married Merrily Konopka in Fords, NJ. Merrily died August 10, 2003. Tom managed family-owned Norway Spur Grain Company in Oakes, ND, after which he spent 45 years working for various companies trading agricultural commodities around the world. He retired from CHS in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Risk Management. He is survived by daughters, Kristin (Con) Shea, Amy (David Gurley) Medd; granddaughters, Anna Shea, Maura Shea; step grandsons, Sam (Abbey) Gurley and Ben (Madison Messina) Gurley; sister, Gayle Stroup; brother, Barry (Karen) Medd; nieces and nephews, Rebecca (Frank) Grazzini, Sara Medd, Todd (Elizabeth) Medd, Laura (Troy) Conner, Peter Konopka, Richard (Hua-Fen) Konopka and Jay (TK) Konopka; sister-in-law, Dorothy Konopka and significant other, Kathleen James. Preceded in death by wife, Merrily Medd and parents, Raymond and Margaret Medd. Visitation 5-8 PM Wednesday Aug. 14 at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL FUNERAL HOME 515 Hwy 96 West, Shoreview (651.482.7606). Memorial Service 11 AM Thursday Aug 15 (visitation 10-11AM) at ST. JOHN THE WILDERNESS CHURCH, 2175 First Street, White Bear Lake. Interment St. John’s Cemetery. Memorials preferred to St. John in the Wilderness Church or North Oaks Children’s Hospital Guild II.