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Thomas Gunn

Thomas James "Tom" Gunn

Thursday, October 6th, 1960 - Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Thomas J. Gunn, 59, of Janesville, passed away at his home, on Friday, July 24, 2020, with his loving wife and daughter by his side. Tom was born in Janesville October 6, 1960 to John “Dell” and Margaret (Winch) Gunn. Tom married Mindy (Letson) Burkhamer on December 3, 1988. In his youth, Tom learned the meaning of hard work on the family farm alongside his brothers and sisters. He was later employed at General Motors from which he retired on April 1st, 2016 after 30 years of service. Tom loved his animals, especially his cats, turkeys, rescue racoon and “Dog”. He enjoyed a crossword puzzle, “windshield farming” while listening to his favorite music, and watching westerns, an activity that was made all the more enjoyable with “Pip”. Tom never worked harder than when working for the people he loved.

He is survived by his wife Mindy of 31 years; children: Caroline, John, and Amanda; and granddaughter: Piper. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters: Pat (Cindy) Gunn, David Gunn, Richard (Marge) Gunn, Dorice “Bo” Gunn, Mary Teresa Gunn, Philip Gunn, and Biddle (Wendi) Gunn; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother: Matthew Gunn, and special niece Angela Riley.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Whitcomb – Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Msgr. James Gunn officiating. Burial will follow at Mt Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    Address
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    Address
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Msgr. Jim Gunn
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Address
    1827 N. Washington St.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
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scott phelps

Posted at 10:42am
I went to school with "Tommy" Gunn at edison and parker--he was a good man in all respects--i will miss you my friend.
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Cathy Rooney

Posted at 11:45am
I am so sorry to hear this news! Tom was a wild fun guy in high school, so I'm sure that carried on throughout the rest of his life!!! I will say prayers with him in mind. Thinking of all of my Gunn friends and hoping your aching hearts mend soon.
Cathy (Tracey) Rooney

Cheryl Frei

Posted at 06:01pm
Heartfelt sympathy, so sorry for all of your loss.
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Dave & Beth Pakes

Posted at 04:02pm
We are so sorry to of your loss of Tom. Tom was always friendly and willing to talk. Dave and Beth Pakes.
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Patrick LeTourneau

Posted at 01:17pm
On behalf of the LeTourneau family, we extend our deepest sympathies.Tommy will be missed! He made me laugh every time I was around him!
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