Thomas L. Pinkerton, 82
March 26, 1937-Aug. 13, 2019
Thomas Laddie Pinkerton, 82, of Sartell, Minnesota died Aug. 13 surrounded by his family at the St. Cloud Veterans Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at Celebration Lutheran Church, 1500 Pinecone Road N., Sartell.
Burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Camp Ripley, Little Falls, Minnesota at a later date.
Survivors include the following: his wife Judi; children: a son Jon (Dr. Brett) Pinkerton and two daughters Jennifer (Phil) Jensen and Molly (Josh) Wanner; four grandchildren: Jackie Pinkerton, Tommy Pinkerton, Jacob Nygaard and Jack Nelson; a sister Frances Fanfulik; a brother Richard (Marion) Pinkerton; and many nieces and nephews.
Honorary urn bearers will be his four grandchildren.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.