Thomas Daffinson

December 21, 1945 - April 19, 2022

Thomas James Daffinson, 76, of rural Hixton died on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield after a brief illness.

Thomas James DaffinsonThomas was born on December 21, 1945, in Arcadia to Einar and Marjorie (Brom) Daffinson. He married Susan Mortenson on January 2, 1965, in St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Trempealeau.

Thomas worked construction, farmed, hauled milk and was the town of Curran patrolman.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Susan; eight children, Cheryl, Lori (Ronnie) Casper, Tom (Melainie), Becky (Brett) Elvaker, Angela Sanders, Sheila, Shelly and Mike (Liz); 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Einar (Diane) and Terry (Carla) Daffinson; four sisters, Pat (Roger) Mikkelson, Sally Ann Hundt, Sharon (Ray) Wenzlaff and Diane (Craig) Ouellette; three brothers-in-law, David Halverson, Gary Mortenson and Dale Mortenson; a sister-in-law, Sharon (Jerry) Linsmeyer; numerous nieces and nephews, and his beloved German shepherds, Zoltan, Rin Tin Tin and Jani Lane.

In addition to his parents, Thomas was preceded in death by his in-laws, Stanley and Deloris Mortenson; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Wanetta Daffinson; two sisters, Kathy Halverson and Juanita “Sis” Daffinson, and two brothers-in-law, Robert Mortenson and George Simonson.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair, with Pastor Paul Sannerud officiating. Burial will be in the West Garden Valley Cemetery in rural Alma Center. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

The Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.