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Obituary: Thomas Lee Welle

Thomas Lee Welle

Thomas Lee Welle

Thomas Lee Welle, 53, born Sept. 3, 1961, in Fargo, North Dakota, passed peacefully in his home surrounded by family Christmas morning.

Tom was a very humorous, kind, honest, loyal, and loving man. He poured his heart and soul into life. With strong will and integrity, he established his company, Northern Arizona Woodworking Inc., in May of 1994. In his spare time he loved traveling to Mexico, riding his Banshee in Glamis, camping and boating with his family and friends. He also was an amazing cook, making his own creations. He had a strong passion for real estate.

He is preceded in death by his father Arthur and mother Eleanor Welle, brother Joseph Welle, and granddaughter Ava Grace. Tom is survived by his wife of 36 years, Margaret Welle, his daughter Tia and her husband Jonathon Jones, his daughter Michelle and her husband Justin Davis, and his fur babies, Holly and Maggie Welle. He had seven grandchildren, Trevor, Morgan, Madison, Rylee, Mason, Hayden and Maverick. He is also survived by his brother Don and wife Joanne Welle, his sister Shirley and husband Mark, his brother Art and wife Delores, his brother Dave and wife Vickey, his sister Mary and husband Jim, and countless uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins. Tom will be missed by many and remembered by all.

Services will be Jan. 13, 2015; place and time to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be made to a memorial account in honor of Tom set up at Wells Fargo bank in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

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