Thomas VanDusen

Thomas VanDusen

Thomas H. Van Dusen of Otsego, MI passed away at his home on Saturday, August 6, 2016. He was born September 30, 1956 in Kalamazoo, MI to Dennis and Hazel (Strauss) VanDusen. Tom had worked in several area factories, most recently in plastic molding plants in Otsego and Martin. He loved fishing and was a member of B.A.S.S. and loved throwing his annual fish fry for family and friends. Tom also enjoyed making peace pipes and walking canes, playing guitar, listing to classic rock and watching horror films.

Surviving are his children, Salina (fiancé, Steven Tracy) VanDusen, Jessie VanDusen and Zackery VanDusen; his grandchildren, Avery Tracy and Addisyn Town; his mother Hazel and his brothers, Ralph, Dennis and Mike. He was preceded in death by his father and by his brother, Steve.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Tom may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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  1. Tiffany VanDusen says:

    My sincere condolences go out to the family of Tom. I only met him once and he was the kind of guy that if you met him once, you remembered him. So to his mother, children, grandchildren, brothers and everyone else in his family, I give you my thoughts, prayers and best wishes.

  2. Ron + Karen (town ) Myers says:

    We are sorry for your loss ! I’ve known the family a long tome , prayers sent your way !

  3. Jillian boers says:

    I am very sorry for your loss. I know what it is like to lose someone that you love, I will have you all in my prayers.

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