BROWNING — Thomas Charles Whitford, Sr., 71, passed away April 19, 2011 in Appleton, Wis., after a lengthy illness.
Funeral mass will be Thursday, April 28, at 2 p.m., at Little Flower Catholic Church. Pondera Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Thomas was born in Browning on Jan. 2, 1940, to Thomas Andrew and Myrtle (Spanish) Whitford.
Survivors include his ex-wife, Patricia Morris of Cut Bank; a daughter, Kelly (Pat) Koenen of Appleton; a son, Thomas (Tami) Whitford, Jr. of Billings; five grandchildren: grandsons, Thomas Hurley, Brian and Bradley Koenen and Nicolas Whitford, granddaughter, Lauren Koenen; a sister, Lenore Whitford-Salois of Browning and her children, John Gilham of Kalispell, Raymond Gilham of Freemont, Calif., Andrea Gilham of Harlem, Misty (Aaron) Brien of Arlee, and Josh (Raylene) RunningWolf of Denver.
Tom, Sr. was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra Ann Whitford; parents, Andrew and Myrtle Whitford; grandparents, Bill and Nora Spanish, Joseph and Margaret Spanish, and Harry and Louise Whitford; and great-grandparents, Julia and Wades-in-the-Water.
In lieu of gifts or flowers, consider making a donation in Tom's name to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org/Involved/Donate/DonateOnlineNow/index.