Wolverton - Thomas A. Price, 62, Wolverton, died Friday, May 30, 2014 at his home under the care of his family, Hospice of the Red River Valley and Jerret with Active at Home Helpers.
A celebration of Tom’s Life was held Friday, June 6 at Viking Covenant Church, Viking.
Tom was born Feb. 25, 1952 in Moorhead, to Clifton and Hilda (Thorstad) Price. He grew up in Wolverton, graduating from Barnesville High School in 1970. He attended AVTI in Thief River Falls. He married Deborah Hanson on April 29, 1972 at Strathcona Evangelical Free Church, Strathcona. They lived and worked in various communities before building their home in rural Viking. Tom worked for Brodin’s Sheet Metal until starting his own business, TAPCO Inc., which he owned and operated for 28 years at his home on the farm.
Tom and Debbie moved to Lake of the Woods in 2003, where Tom pursued his love of artistic metal work. He loved the quiet time he got to spend with nature and his loved ones. Tom and Debbie moved back to Wolverton in 2012, where they restored and currently reside in Tom’s grandparents’ home, built in 1903.
Tom is survived by his wife of 42 years, Debbie, Wolverton; children, Mitchell (Kristen) Price, Grand Forks, ND, Kristi (Brian) Butler, Spearfish, S.D., ShawnDee (Jesse) Helm, Kent, and seven grandchildren, Klaudia, Isaac, Bjorn, Jonathon, Bianca, Caius and Timothy.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
It was Tom’s wish to have his body donated to the University of North Dakota School of Medicine Deeded Body Program.
An online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneral