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Thomas Redwing Jr.


October 22, 2019

Thomas Redwing Jr.

August 31, 1929 - Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Service Information

South Shore Center, Shorewood, MN

Friday, November 1, 2019

10:30 AM

Visitation Information

South Shore Center, Shorewood, MN

Friday, November 1, 2019

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Thomas Lyle Redwing Jr. was born on August 31, 1929. He was one of nine children of Alvina Winters and Thomas Redwing. Tom was a member of the Santee Sioux Nation. Tom passed away peacefully on October 16, 2019.

Tom was a Korean War veteran. He worked as an aircraft mechanic maintaining helicopters in Guatemala for Allied. He also worked for Braniff and Northwest Airlines as a mechanic. He was a hard worker, starting a farming business in Watertown, SD while continuing to work as a mechanic. He spent his last moments at his farm on July 2, 2019 before returning to Minnesota.

Tom is survived by his wife, Hilda; her children: Ana and Hassen Qarei, Robert Redwing, Nancy Redwing, Brenda Redwing and Randy Roth and Janet and George Sidor; grandchildren Alejandra Redwing Larson, Nicholas Redwing, Maliaka Jeme; Sandra Kay Redwing, Scipio Jeme, Thomas Redwing, Julia Redwing, Elizabeth Redwing, Samantha Redwing, Alexander Sidor and Timothy Sidor, two great-grandchildren Irving Redwing Larson and Lucas Redwing Larson; and his brothers: Virgil and MaryAlice Redwing and Robert Redwing; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his Daughter Sandra Kay, Twin Sons; his parents; brother Hubert; and three sisters, Laura, Elinora and Rosella; other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at Southshore Community Center, Shorewood, MN on November 1, 2019 at 9:30; services to follow at 10:30 AM with refreshments and celebration of life from 2 – 7PM. Interment with military honors at 1:15 PM at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Assembly Area #5.

In lieu of flowers, donations preferred for his Great Grandsons Medical Fund for Lucas Larson Prune Belly Survivor.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN served the family


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