Lind, Thomas "Tom"
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Thomas "Tom" R. Lind, 51, Green Bay resident, died Saturday evening, February 23, 2013, at his home following a seven year battle with cancer. He was born April 24, 1961, in Stevens Point to Robert and Camille (Turzenski) Lind. Tom attended school at Stevens Point Area High School, played on their hockey team as a goalie and graduated in 1979. Following high school, Tom attended classes at UW Stevens Point, Century College in White Bear Lake and the Police Science Program at NWTC. Tom began his career with the Green Bay Police Department in 1983 and was currently working as a detective. He was also employed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on their boating enforcement division. Tom enjoyed hunting and loved to go fishing. His time spent at the cottage in Door County was always treasured, especially with his family and friends. Tom was a scuba diver and a racing fan enjoying the races at Elkhart Lake. His pride and joy was his family. Tom loved to watch his children's sporting events and his daughter Claira dance to her favorite songs.
Tom is survived by his three children: Claira Mae Lind, Mitchell and Jordan Lind, all of Green Bay; his ex-wife and dear friend, Vicki Lind, Green Bay; his parents, Robert and Camille Lind, Stevens Point; his sister, Nancy Lind, Normal, IL.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Clara Lind; his paternal grandparents, Oscar and Clara Lind; his maternal grandparents, Max and Claira Turzenski.
Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 5:00 - 7:00 pm Tuesday. Visitation will continue on Wednesday after 9:00 am until the time of service. Funeral Service 11:00 am Wednesday at the funeral home with Fr. Patrick Gawrylewski, OFM, officiating. Burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Stevens Point. In lieu of floral expressions a memorial fund has been established for the children's education. On-line condolences may be sent to the Lind family at www.prokowall.com
Published in Stevens Point Journal from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27, 2013