Thomas Joseph LaPlante Born in Stewart, MN. March 19th 1939. He is survived by wife Barbara (Ahrens) of 59 years; two children, James (Anoka) Kevin (Michelle)(Lino Lakes), ten grandchildren , Crystal, Jenna, Lindsey, Courtney, Nick, Corey, Kristie, Charlie, Colton, Cierra, eleven Great- grandchildren. Brothers and sisters Jerry (Ruth) Julie (Ralph Orton) Mary (Ted Hauer) David (Kathy ) Naomi(Al Barkeim) Susan(Duane Lenz) sister-in-law Joann, and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by parents Oliver and Melva, two brothers Ken and Roland, son Tom Jr. There will be a celebration of his life on July 13th 2019. The event will be held at The Holiday Inn, Otsego, MN , 1 to 4 pm. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.