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It is with great sadness that the family of Tom announce his sudden passing

on Saturday, March 15, 2003 in Atikokan, Ontario.

Tom was born on August 31, 1948 in Rainy River, Ontario where he lived all

of his life. As a young man he started logging and then worked as a plumber

for the Town of Rainy River.

In 1973 he started his career at the CNR. Tom was united in marriage to

Marie Storkson on August 12 1972. He loved to play baseball with the

Husky’s, spend time fishing and hunting and had participated in the Rainy

River Walleye Tournament every year. The most important thing to Tom was his

family. He was a good hearted man who was always trying to help others in

any way he could. He was especially proud of his children and grandchildren

and thought a lot of his nephew Dennis. He always looked forward to the

annual family fish fry and coffee with the boys at Quality Bakery.

Tom will be greatly missed by his wife Marie; daughters Dawn-Marie Kreger of

Devlin and Debbie and husband Jeremy Johnson of Rainy River, ON;

grandchildren Bailey, Skyler and Kasey Kreger - O’Neill; his mother Phyllis

Kreger of Rainy River, ON; brother Gary (Nibs) Kreger and wife Cheryl;

sisters Leona and husband Raymond King all of Rainy River, ON, Susie and

husband Jerry Bolen of Fort Frances, ON and Shirley and husband Jeff

Galloway of Stratford, ON; mother-in-law Theresa Sleeman of Rainy River;

sisters-in-law Eva Kreger of Steinbach, MB, Michelle Raine of Dryden, ON;

Alice Ivall of Fort Frances and Rita Wilson of Red Lake, ON;

brothers-in-laws Leo Storkson and wife Violet of Edmonton, AB, Robert

Storkson of Korea, Roger Storkson of Thunder Bay, ON, and Edward Storkson of

Mississauga, ON and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father Daniel Kreger; grandson Cody

Kreger-O’Neill, brothers Jim and Lynn Kreger and sister Dawn-Marie.

Funeral services were held on Thursday March 20, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady

of Good Counsel Church in Rainy River, Ontario and Pastor Pat White


Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery at a later date.

The honourary pallbearers were Rick Peterson, Dennis Ivall, Randy Kreger,

Phillip (Chipper) Bourre, Clarence Advent, Doug Hartnell, Robert Ivall and

Leonard Bourre.

The active pallbearers were Scott Olson, Ken Kreger, Eugene Heyens, Harry

Sawchuk, Vaughn Murray and Mike Ivall.

If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to the charity of

your choice.