Thomas Alan Opsahl

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Thomas Alan Opsahl

March 12, 1943 - September 12, 2019

Thomas Alan Opsahl Thomas Alan Opsahl
PINGREE GROVE, Ill. -- Thomas Alan Opsahl, 76, of Pingree Grove passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, surrounded by family at St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Ill. He was born March 12, 1943, to Albin Opsahl and Lillian Opsahl (LaFleur) in La Crosse. He was of the Catholic faith and an active member of the Catholic Church in Elgin.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; as well as his wife of 24 years, Mary Ann Opsahl (Buschmann); and grandson, Brandon Romano. Survivors include his sisters, Carol (Jack) Brooks and Ann (Bob) Schmidt; children, Michele Romano and her husband, Brent, Todd Opsahl and his wife, Linda, and Mark Opsahl and his wife, Ruth; and grandchildren, Justin Opsahl and his fiancé, Courtney, Colton Romano, Taylor Opsahl, Jenna Romano.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at St. James the Less Catholic Church in La Crosse. The Rev. James Altman will officiate. Entombment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of La Crosse and from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass Saturday at the church. To plant a tree in memory of Thomas Alan Opsahl, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on September 18, 2019
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3 posts

Jim Schulte
Sep 30, 2019
I worked with Tom for many years. He was a mentor and good friend. He will be missed.
William Riley
Sep 24, 2019
Tom was a La Crosse Northsider. I attended Aquinas HS a grade ahead of him, my Brother Mike a grade behind him. Tom was a very friendly person and had a quick smile.The Good Lord will wrap his hands around TOM and welcome him into heaven.
dave gagermeier
Sep 20, 2019
Tom sure was a great guy. We dumb jocks sure appreciated how he took good care of us😃