Thomas E. Burnett Jr.

Thomas E. Burnett Jr.
United Flight 93

Thomas Edward Burnett, Jr., born May 29, 1963 in Minneapolis, MN, died heroically on September 11, 2001. Tom is survived by his devoted wife, Deena; his 3 beautiful daughters, Halley, Madison and Anna Clare; his parents, Tom and Beverly Burnett; his sister, Mary Margaret and her fiance, Chad Jurgens; his sister, Martha Jane and her husband David O'Brien and their children, Loren, Kathleen, Devin and Mary Margaret; and a large extended family and many friends. Tom is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson Senior High School, was appointed to the United States Air Force Academy, attended St. John's University and graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota where he was elected President of Alpha Kappa Psi. Tom later earned an Executive MBA from Pepperdine University. At Thoratec Corporation, Tom provided leadership as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was very proud of his company and its compassionate mission. Tom's spirit inspires us, and his selflessness portrays the very noblest of American values. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, September 18 at St. Edwards Catholic Church, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S., Bloomington. 6 PM Visitation; 7pm Service; reception following. Memorials to the Thomas E. Burnett Jr. Family Memorial Fund, c/o BIBC, Oppenheimer Corp., Account #074-17387-10, 580 California St., Suite 2300, San Francisco, CA 94104 (415-438-2926) or Poor Clare Monastery of Bloomington, 8650 Russell Ave. S., Bloomington 55431.

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