Colonel, USAF Retired
Robert "Tom" Thomas Endres passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Funeral services will be at 11 AM on Friday, November 4, 2022 at Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake, Mn. A visitation will take place one hour prior to services. Burial will take place at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at 10 AM at Monday, November 7, 2022.
Born to Paul T Endres and Florence Garrett Endres on December 27,1941 in Battle Creek, MI.
He was proceeded in death his parents and his wife of 50 Years, Luan Endres. He is survived by his children, Julia (Greg), Eric (Caroline), Christopher (Kim), Elizabeth (Tim), his grandchildren, Katy, Thomas (Olivia), Alex, Andrew, Kyle, Molly, Stella, Fredric, and his great-granddaughter Lyla.
Tom was especially proud of his 32 years in the Air Force and MN Air Guard as a Aircraft Maintenance leader, Maintenance Squadron Commander, and Logistics Group Commander. Our mentor, teacher, friend, and loving father to all has joined those who have gone before him. In life, his expression of love, kindness, and service to his country were demonstrated in by the way which he lived- Love Life, Love one another, Love your Country, Love and serve Jesus Christ, and Embrace the Joy of Living. He strived to live his life with dignity and honor. May we each go forward and be a reflection of the man we loved.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the MN Air Guard 133rd Airlift Wing Family Support Group in his name, Molly Holm, 631 Minuteman Drive, St Paul, MN 55111.