Thomas Chicos, 1965-2018

Published 12:01 am Saturday, June 16, 2018

Funeral services for Thomas Mark Chicos of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at St. Theodore Catholic Church. The Rev. Kurt Farrell will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in New Richland at a later date. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea and one hour before the service at the church.

Tommy died at his home on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was 53.

Thomas Chicos

Tommy was born on April 25, 1965, in Wells, the son of Thomas J. Chicos Jr. and Ruth (Convey) Chicos.

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He grew up with his family on the farm, a place he loved to be. He graduated from Freeborn High School and graduated college from Mankato State in Mankato.

Tommy had worked for several area elevators, including Oakland, Poet in Glenville and WFS in Clarks Grove. He played baseball, softball, basketball and enjoyed a good game of golf. He also enjoyed bowling, fishing and hunting, as well as being a spectator at any sporting event.

Tommy is survived by his sons Zac Chicos of Albert Lea and his special friend, Hannah Emery, of Minneapolis, and Spencer Chicos of Albert Lea; his parents, Thomas Jr.  and Ruth Chicos of New Richland; his siblings Bob (Barb) Chicos of North Mankato, Connie (Terry) Litchfield of Clearwater, Florida, Patti (Mark) Siegfried of Faribault, Gail (Del) Point of Waterville, Gary (Mary) Chicos of Alden; nieces and nephews Amanda (Ben) Roiger and children Harper and Henrik of Mankato, Nate Chicos of Minneapolis, Melissa (Andrew) Prashad of New York, New York, Christine (Matt) McEwen of Minneapolis, Michelle Siegfried of Minneapolis, Matt Siegfried of Minneapolis, Toni Chicos and Sydney Chicos of Alden; and the mother to his sons, Elly Chicos, of Albert Lea.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Patrick, in infancy.

He was thought of as the fun uncle. His family said, “We will all miss Tommy.”

The day of perfection has come for Tommy, it is a bright, good morning for him.